Nebraska Extension in Cass County
The 2016 Cass County Achievement Party will be held on Sunday, November 6th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. It will be held at the Expo building on the Cass County Fairgrounds.
There will be recognitions, awards, certificates, trophies and pins to hand out. New members of the 2017 4-H Council will be announced. The movie, Zootopia, will be shown. Everyone, bring a blanket and/or pillow to lay on during the movie, and a coolor filled with pop or koolaid. Yummy flavors of popcorn and water will be provided.
Questions, contact the Extension Office at 402-267-2205.
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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