Nebraska Extension in Cass County

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Cover Crop Field Day  ...  September 7, 2016 near Johnson, NE  ... click here for the flyer and information
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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Bacterial leaf streak disease confirmed in corn
Aug 8 – Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has been confirmed in some Nebraska corn fields. Read more
Japanese trade organization leader to speak at University of Nebraska
Aug 8 – Hiroyuki Ishige, chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will speak at the University of Nebraska on Sept. 13 as a guest of the developing Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. Read more