Local Interest

The 2019  Cass County 4-H Calendar is an important tool in being prepared, meeting deadlines and knowing when events, meetings and activities are happening.  Please note the important number 15 this year - MANY of our very important deadlines fall on the 15th of the month.

If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 402-267-2205 or cass-county@unl.edu 

Moisture meters are available at the Cass County Extension Office for homeowners to borrow to monitor structures for moisture levels prior to rebuilding.

Katie Kreuser is the Regional Food Systems Initiative Extension Educator.  Her office is in Cass County.  Her area of focus includes fruit, vegetable, and edible specialty crop production.  Her accountability Region includes:  Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Otoe, Sarpy, Saunders, and Washington Counties.  Click here to learn more.

Helpful, interesting, and timely articles written by our very own Sarah Browning, UNL Extension Educator:

Flooded Fruit & Vegetable Gardens - Is It Safe to Plant and Harvest this Year?  ... April 18, 2019

Soil Temperatures and Spring Preemergence Herbicide Applications ... April 9, 2019

Pruning Hydrangeas ... April 1, 2019

Nebraska Extension offers excellent classes, workshops and educational information on a variety of topics at the local Extension Office.  Take a look at our current options:

Wellness in Tough Times ... a free webinar on April 23rd

Moisture Readers ... availalbe for check-out at the Cass County Extension Officde

Ag Line Newsletter ... by Gary Lesoing "Tornado Season is near!" "Should leases be adjusted for flood damaged ground?"

Recycling Event in Cass County ... Saturday, April 27th

Each Friday a 4-H Friday News Blast will arrive in the in-box of the Cass County 4-Hers.  Be "In-the-Know" and read the News Blast.

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EPA-required paraquat training among additional use restrictions
Apr 15 – New, federally required training now is available for certified applicators who use products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient. Read more
Crop scout training is May 8
Apr 10 – Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to attend a crop scout training course May 8 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G. Read more