Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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NRD "Insight" Newsletter .... September 2016  Click here for the newsletter.

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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Nebraska Extension recognized in HealthyCommunity50 Challenge
Sep 9 – The Choose Healthy Here - Healthy Food Retail Program in Dodge, Saunders, and Washington counties in Nebraska has been recognized in theHealthyCommunity50 Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to receive a $10,000 community seed award. Read more
Faculty Spotlight: Mark Wilkins
Sep 9 – Meet Mark Wilkins, professor of biological systems engineering and food science and technology, and director of the Industrial Agricultural Products Center Read more