Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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Small Scale Farming Workshop ... April 8th in Nebraska City at the Kimmel Education and Research Center.  More information can be found on their website:  http://bit.ly/2mNHzyN.

Cattleman Boot Camp 2017 ... A 2-day event, April 27-28 at UNL East Campus Animal Scienc Complex

Join the Cass/Otoe Cattlemen today ...  or you can join on-line at www.nebraskacattlemen.org 

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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Celebration to mark Maxwell Arboretum's 50th year
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
Extension home study course prepares drone pilots for exam
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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.

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