Nebraska Extension in Cass County
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
Apr 4 – A lecture and tree planting are part of events set for May 16 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. Read more
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April 27, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Members of the public interested in earning a a Part 107 Remote Pilot certificate to fly unmanned aircraft (drones) for commercial purposes, are encouraged to refer to a new home study course offered by Nebraska Extension. This home study course focuses on the knowledge needed to successfully pass the computer-based Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam to earn a Remote Pilot certificate. Read more