Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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2017 Pesticide Safety Education Schedule ... A second Pesticide training for private application  in Cass County will be held on March 22, 2017 at the Expo Building on the Cass County Fairgrounds, 8440 144th Street, Weeping Water, NE.  The session will begin at 9:30

Help promote 4-H!  For those of us who know how great 4-H is for the development of life skills for our youth, it is our job to tell others about it!  National 4-H Week offers the platform for us to do just that.  Spread the word about 4–H, and do your part to recruit new members, volunteers, leaders and engaging 4-H alumni.   

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.

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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Junior faculty earn awards for excellence in research
Mar 3 – The Agricultural Research Division (ARD) of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln presented awards to three assistant professors on March 22, in recognition of excellence in research. Read more
LEAD fellowship applications available for group 37
Mar 3 – Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 37 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness. Read more