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Wade Shipman discusses an agricultural finance seminar with Mary Rittenhouse, division chair of NCTA Agribusiness Management Systems. (Crawford, NCTA News)
Career success ranks high for NCTA grads Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug. 23, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                    

CURTIS, Neb. – Wade Shipman’s career success is characteristic of Aggie graduates from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

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Former State Senator Jim Jones, a Custer County rancher and longtime friend of Mervin Eighmy, views a new welder purchased by NCTA from a Mervin Eighmy Foundation gift to the college at Curtis, and the University of Nebraska Foundation. (Crawford/NCTA News)
NCTA program sparked by welding Wednesday, August 16, 2017

                                            

Aug. 16, 2017

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College alumni teaching in Nebraska high schools include, front row, from left, Dana (Bailey) Hall, McCool Junction; Evey Choat, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge; Siera Meyer, Bruning-Davenport; and Kara Reimers, Anselmo-Merna. Back row, from left, Wade Overturf, Wisner-Pilger; Craig Frederick, Seward; Phil Simpson, Burwell; and Randy Vlasin, Hayes Center. (Courtesy photo)
Ag teachers closing the gap Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

When Kara Reimers graduated from high school in 2012, she briefly thought about becoming a teacher but instead started college in animal science at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

This week, she launches her second year teaching high school agricultural education, helping Nebraska gain traction in a field calling for more agriculturalists as teachers and FFA chapter advisors.

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Meredith Cable, animal science assistant professor
Animal scientist joins NCTA faculty Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug. 11, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Beef cattle and animal nutrition are among specialties for a new faculty member at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Meredith (Bremer) Cable of rural Bertrand joins NCTA on Monday as an assistant professor of animal science, and starts work with students as classes begin Aug. 21, said Doug Smith, chair of the NCTA Animal Science and Agricultural Education division.

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Barbara Berg, left, receives the 2017 Aggie Alumni Achievement Award from Kim Mortensen. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Aggie Alumni salute award honorees Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug. 4, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                                        

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The 2017-2019 Aggie Alumni Association officers and board members were named at the annual banquet in Broken Bow. Seated, from left, President-elect Ann Bruntz, Friend; President Dave Mehaffey, Bellwood; Secretary Catherine Potter Hauptman, Curtis; Standing, from left, David Bruntz, Friend; Dan Stehlik, Kim Bowers Mortensen and Jerry Sundquist, all of Curtis, and David May, Bennett. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Aggie Alumni to meet for 2018 reunion Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug. 2, 2017

By NCTA News

Curtis, Neb. – Aggie alumni of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will gather June 16, 2018 for their next reunion and annual meeting.

Graduates of the Curtis-based high school and college will meet in Curtis for a day of social activities, campus tours, and an awards banquet, announced NCTA Dean Ron Rosati and Dave Mehaffey, Aggie Alumni Association president.

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Glenn Jackson, DVM, explains the anatomy of a horse at the FEI World Cup equine expo in Omaha in May. Veterinary Technology students from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture assist during the expo. (Photo by Jackie Bellamy-Zions, Equine Guelph)
NCTA professor gains post at Cornell Monday, July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017

By NCTA News                                                  

CURTIS, Neb. – A career in animal health and comparative medicine education is leading a Nebraska educator and veterinarian to a post at Cornell University.

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Livestock management through hands-on work with the NCTA Heifer Link program is popular.  The beef herd trails to summer pasture. (Crawford/NCTA News Photo)
NCTA nationally ranked for trade skills Thursday, July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017

Dean’s Report by Ron Rosati, PhD              

Our two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis garnered special attention last month with a national ranking for technical education.

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NCTA Agronomy Professor Brad Ramsdale leads a student tour this spring. (NCTA file photo)
Agronomy Youth Field Day August 9 Monday, July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017

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College advisors with the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce provide input to NCTA Dean Ron Rosati. From left, Dena Beck of Minden, Tim Anderson of Holdrege, and Kelly Gewecke of Kearney. (NCTA News Files)
NCTA is a jewel for Nebraska agriculture Friday, July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

By Tim Anderson, NCTA Advisory Member                                          

Career development in educational programs supporting production agriculture, agribusiness and technical trades is a high priority throughout Nebraska where a statewide college has been recognized for its affordable, high quality programs.

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