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Donovan Buss and his parents, Bryan and Diane (at left), met with Brad Ramsdale, NCTA agronomy professor, during a campus visit. Buss graduated in May from York High with a college certificate. (NCTA Photo)
York Duke taps into ag college certificate Friday, June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                          

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The Glenn Jurgens Memorial Scholarships are for students who plan to attend the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.  (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Curtis native honors college mentor with memorial scholarship fund Thursday, June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017

By NCTA News                          

Curtis, Neb._ The influence that a small town teacher made decades ago on a small town boy will benefit three Nebraska college students this fall and more in the future.

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Future agriculture teachers and welding technicians test their brazing skills in the welding program at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. NCTA was named a Top 30 trade school in the U.S. last week. (Crawford/NCTA News)
NCTA ranks in Top 30 trade schools Monday, June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

Curtis, Neb. – The two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis, Nebraska, has again gained national attention with a ranking by Forbes business magazine.

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, which is part of the University of Nebraska system, was listed among 2017 Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools.

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NCTA Dean Ron Rosati provided a “Campus Update” to nearly 90 Aggie alumni and friends in Broken Bow. Larry Trumbull (left, foreground) graduated in 1947. (Crawford/NCTA Photo)
NCTA celebrates Aggie Alumni Monday, June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

Dean's Column by Ron Rosati, Ph.D

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture held its 2017 Alumni Association meeting in Broken Bow, Nebraska on Saturday, June 24. The event was a great success with more than 90 attendees reminiscing, sharing experiences, honoring alumni accomplishments, hearing about new developments at their alma mater and generally having a great time.

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Tee Bush, far right, describes the parts of a plant to Clover Kids and area youth at the NCTA greenhouse. (Nebraska Extension-Frontier County photo)
Clover Kids and 4-H bloom at camp Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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Roy Cole, far right, is assisted in moving cattle at the Graves Ranch by students Cassie Bratton and Cody Brown who are serving their summer internship with the NCTA farm crew. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
NCTA partners on land, ag resources Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 20, 2017

Dean’s Column by Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

We are fortunate to have a productive land and natural resource base for our educational mission at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, allowing students to learn practical agricultural skills amid the plentiful regional resources of crops, pastures and livestock.

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Brianna Young accepts her scholarship from NCTA Professor Ricky Sue Barnes, DVM. (Hauptman/NCTA News photo)
Aggie med center intern steps into career Friday, June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                                 

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R.P. Smith, Custer County rancher and cowboy poet, is an UNSTA alumnus. (Photo courtesy of RP Smith)
Aggie Alumni Banquet June 24 in Broken Bow features alumnus, cowboy poet Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 15, 2017

By NCTA News Service                                                       

Broken Bow, Neb. – Rancher, cowboy poet and Curtis Aggie alumnus R.P. Smith of Custer County will entertain classmates and college friends when Aggie alumni gather June 24 in Broken Bow.

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Ricky Sue Barnes, DVM, professor in the NCTA Veterinary Technology division, assists a student with surgery reports. (Crawford/NCTA News Photo)
Dean's Report: Summer students, Aggie resources Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017

Dean's Column by Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

Campus instructors greeted our summer session students on Monday as eight-week courses in veterinary technology, general education and agricultural sciences resumed here at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Many of the students on campus this time of year are veterinary technology students who take specialized courses during the summer session. Some are completing requirements to graduate in December while others plan to graduate in May, 2018 following more campus classes and a required 8-week internship.

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Associate Dean Jennifer McConville discusses summer classes which begin June 12.  (Craig Chandler/ NCTA Photo)
Register for summer classes which begin June 12 Thursday, June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017                                                                                                 &nb

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