The Nebraska 4-H Online Insect Identification Contest provides an opportunity for participants to put their entomological knowledge to the test. The contest consists of insect identification and multiple-choice questions. Participants will gain knowledge about insects and entomology through this competition. This contest can serve as practice for county contests and the State Fair 4-H Insect Identification Contests. Contact your local Extension office for more information about county-level Insect Identification Contests.
Private Applicators Pesticide Training - 2-20-2020 in Cass CountyPrivate Applicators Pesticide Training sessions will be held at the EXPO Building at the Cass County Fairgrounds
Nebraska Extension in Cass County
Regional Food Systems
Tractor Driving Contest at the County Fair
Inspire Kids to Grow
As food production is classified as essential during a pandemic, iti s important that Ag producers take precautions to stay healthy. Use this document to provide tips on staying healthy during this time. Includes a poster with tips.
Marathon Kids is a national running program designed to motivate kids by utilizing running logs, boost their activity, and introduce them to the joy of running (marathonkids.org)! Here at Nebraska Extension, we are offering a virtual Marathon Kids club, so youth and their families across Nebraska can be active and gain confidence through completing the distance of a marathon, one mile at a time!
**NDA Order Eases Restrictions on Pesticide Applicator License Holders
April 13, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Director of the Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture (NDA) issued an Order to aid pesticide applicators whose licenses are up for renewal.
Specifically, this order does the following:
Even though we cannot invite you in for a while, our office is OPEN to receive your phone calls.
You can reach us at 402-267-2205 Monday -Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Join us for our Take Five Friday series every week starting Friday, March 27th at 10:30 a.m. for Take Five Friday! We know there are plenty of AWESOME resources out there for your youth to learn their reading, writing, and arithmetic so we want to offer a time for your youth to exercise their social-emotional skills. During our new live stream series, Take Five Friday, youth will engage with their fellow 4-Hers LIVE for 30 minutes every Friday. We want this to be a time for youth to recharge in a fun, educational, safe, and socially distant way!