Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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Emerald Ash Borer (Updated June 2016)
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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday June 8, 2016 that the emerald ash borer (EAB) was found earlier this week in Pulaski Park in southeast Omaha. This is the first confirmation of the insect in Nebraska. EAB has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in 26 states. It is projected that Nebraska’s taxpayers and homeowners will spend over $961 million on ash tree removal, disposal and replacement.  Read more about it by clicking here.
There are wonderful opportunities in many and various project areas in this years' 2016 4-H Summer Workshop line-up.  You may ask  ….  Why would  4-H’ers attend a summer workshop?  There are many reasons!  Learn new skills Gain knowledge Make exhibits to take to the fair Do something worthwhile Meet and make new friends Practice, under the guidance of talented adults who care about kids Experience new things Enjoy old friends To have fun Make yourself proud!

The Nebraska Extension Cass County office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We are located on the north side of the fairgrounds at 8400  144th Street, Suite 100, Weeping Water, NE  68463

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Soybean Management Field Days set for Aug. 9-12 at four locations
Jul 7 – The 18th annual Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 9-12 will focus on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting in Nebraska. Read more
Youth explore STEM fields during Nebraska 4-H summer camp
Jul 7 – A new activity is joining baseball, swimming and bike riding on the list of favorite summer pastimes thanks to Nebraska 4-H. Read more