Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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Farm Beginnings 2016

Farm Beginnings is an educational training and support program designed to help people who want to evaluate and plan their farm enterprise.  Farm Beginnings participants engage in a mentorship experience and network with a variety of successful, innovative farmers; attend practical, high quality seminars, field days and conferences.

Farm Beginnings meet every other Saturday, beginning January 9 through April 23, 2016.  The classes will be held at the Cass County Extension Office, 8400 144th Street, Suite 100, Weeping Water, NE  68463.
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Congratulations to our new 4-H Council Members

Congratulations to the members of the 2016 Cass County 4-H Council.   A well rounded Council where every project area is represented is very important to the decision making process for 4-H in Cass County. Quality members who regularly attend and provide positive comments and constructive criticisms are vital for a productive 4-H presence in the county.  

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Landowner/Tenant Lease Workshop

On December 3, 2015 The Nebraska Extension Cass County office will be hosting a Landowner, Tenant Lease Workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m.  The workshop will be held in the meeting room of the Extension Office.  Topics include:  Trends in farmland values and cash lease values, Good lease communications, Writing a good lease, and Frexible Cash Leases.  This workshop is being sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board and UNL Extension.
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Cass County Office Hours

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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Care and Share/Lend a Hand Community Service

Cass County is a service-at-heart county and Cass County 4-Hers have something valid to offer!  With their unique talents and perspectives and using what they learn through 4-H, they are bccoming service leaders in our community.   Cass County 4-H’ers use their heads, hands, and hearts while thinking about the health of others, and make numerous items for the Care and Share program.
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Staff Spotlight: Jessie Brophy
Nov 11 – Meet Jessie Brophy, event planning manager at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Read more
Student Spotlight: Amanda Vodvarka
Nov 11 – Meet Amanda Vodvarka, a senior agronomy major from Dodge, Nebraska Read more