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Applications are now being accepted for the position of 4-H Support Staff at the Nebraska Extension Cass County Office in Weeping Water. This is a full-time County paid position, with some night and weekend hours required. Benefits include Health, Retirement, Vacation, Sick and Holidays.  Starting pay is $15.00/hour.  Position description including responsibilities, required skills, and preferred experiences are available online at https://go.unl.edu/0cqt  

Three days of meetings for Ag Land Transition and Estate Planning Workshps will be held at the Cass County Extension Office, November 20 | December 4 | and December 10th.  

These workshops are for agricultural landowners, ranchers and farmers thinking about how they should proceed with plans to retire, exit or transfer the farm or ranch business.

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:

Master Gardeners Sustainable Landscapes ... November 12, 2019

Dormant Lawn Seeding ... November 3, 2019

Gardeners Are Optimists ... October 27, 2019

Pruming Raspberries ... October 20, 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:

Ag Land Transition / Estate Planning Workshops ... November 20 | December 4 | December 10 in Weeping Water, NE Extension Office

Hort Newsletter Update ... current and back issues

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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2020 Master Gardener training
Nov 7 –

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show
Nov 6 –

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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