NCTA hosts Farm Bureau president March 29th Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – Agricultural producers and area residents can come to college to hear about legislation and Nebraska agriculture issues on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Curtis.
Read NCTA hosts Farm Bureau president March 29th
NCTA Livestock Team competes at Houston Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – The Aggie Livestock Judging Team of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis has returned from its final contest of the year, placing 16th overall in collegiate teams at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston, Texas.
“The judging team had a successful trip to Houston,” noted Coach Doug Smith, NCTA assistant professor of animal science. Team members from freshman and sophomore classes have participated in the 2016 season. They were assisted by Emily Whipple of Cambridge.
Strode, Hoer named NCTA Aggies of the Month Sunday, March 13, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – Two students from eastern Nebraska garnered honors at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis during February as “Aggies of the Month.”
Adrienne Strode of Lincoln and Shane Hoer of Blair were recognized by faculty and staff for their contributions to academic and student life at the agricultural college, said NCTA Dean Ron Rosati.
“Adrienne and Shane exemplify the character and dedication of our students here at NCTA,” Rosati noted.
NCTA Students Learn Value of Ag Cooperatives Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Curtis, Neb. - The impact agricultural cooperatives have on rural economic development was highlighted for young agriculturalists recently at the College Conference on Cooperatives at Minneapolis.
Four students represented the University of Nebraska – Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis.Read NCTA Students Learn Value of Ag Cooperatives
Low-Stress Cattle Handling Clinic at NCTA Friday, March 4, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – Dogs and beef cattle can work well together in pens or on open range, particularly when the handler emphasizes low-stress techniques in sorting or herding the cattle.
A workshop to educate cattle producers and stock dog owners about Low-Stress Cattle Handing will be Wednesday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the indoor arena of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.
NCTA hosts "Discovery Day" March 7 Thursday, March 3, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – One of the most important steps a college-bound student can take each winter or spring is to visit college campuses.
The Nebraska College of Technical College in Curtis will host “Discovery Day” on Monday, March 7 as an opportunity for high school students and their families to tour and learn about academic programs, said Tina Smith, NCTA admissions and recruiting coordinator.
“We are excited to host over 100 guests at our upcoming Discovery Day and invite students to preregister by Thursday afternoon to ensure a spot,” Smith said.Read NCTA hosts "Discovery Day" March 7
NCTA, Rotary host a German Student’s View Thursday, February 25, 2016
Laura Stage of Curtis is an international exchange student from Germany who is spending her year with a Curtis family.
While attending Medicine Valley High School as part of an international exchange through ASSE, Miss Stage is hosted this school year by Glenn and Sara Jackson. Dr. Jackson is on the veterinary technology faculty at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.
Laura will present a public forum entitled, “A Look into the Life of a German Student,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 at NCTA’s Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center.Read NCTA, Rotary host a German Student’s View
NCTA rodeo hosts PRCA steer wrestler Monday, February 22, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Rodeo Team will host two-time world champion steer wrestler Dean Gorsuch of Gering, Neb., for a Bulldogging Clinic March 4-6 in Curtis.
NCTA Aggie Rodeo Coach Bridger Chytka said Gorsuch will demonstrate basics for rodeo athletes from chute preparation and horseback technique to wrestling style in the rodeo sport also known as bulldogging.
Gorsuch won World Champion Bulldogging titles in 2006 and 2010. He continues to compete in Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association events around the U.S. and in Canada.
NCTA Ranch Horse 2015 success Friday, February 19, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – Four Aggie ranch horse athletes rode to victories during their 2015 collegiate season with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.
The NCTA foursome was joined by coach and animal science assistant professor Joanna Hergenreder for the 2015 Awards Banquet of the CoWN Stock Horse Association. The group represents ranch horse students and competitors from Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska.
NCTA students earning awards were:Read NCTA Ranch Horse 2015 success
NCTA Crops Team top 2-year schools Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Curtis, Neb. – Agronomy students from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture proved they are outstanding in their field.A foursome of NCTA sophomores won a Crops Judging Contest on Saturday hosted by Iowa State University, topping the field of teams from 2-year colleges.
Team members are: Ross Steward of Littleton, Colo., Dalton Johnson of Gering, Nolan Breece of Holdrege, and Aaron Jensen of Goehner.