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Mark Poeschel will speak January 10 at NCTA. The public is invited for the 7 p.m. telecast at the Education Center.
NCTA to host “Feed the World” forum on Jan. 10 Wednesday, January 4, 2017

January 4, 2017

Curtis, Neb. – Mark Poeschel, Nebraska State FFA President from 1978-79, will be featured at a public forum discussing “Leadership and Sustainability: The Balancing Act to Feed the World” on January 10 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Poeschl’s presentation at 7 p.m. will kick off the 2017 season of the University of Nebraska Heuermann Lecture Series which is held at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and telecast at the NCTA Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center.

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Students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture can now study dairy science  at Curtis and at the South Dakota State University dairy program at Brookings. (SDSU photo)
NCTA, SDSU partner for Aggie dairy degree Wednesday, December 21, 2016

December 21, 2016

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NCTA Aggie Ranch Horse Team members at the Region 5 Championships of the American Stock Horse Association included, from left, Morgan Schrank, Canton, S.D.; Rio McGinley, Oshkosh;  Drake Johnson, Thurston; Makayla Forsythe, Garland; Kaitlyn Thesenvitz, Wood River;  Hanna Christenson, Burwell; Jessa Lemon, Curtis;  and Brooklyn Becker, Beaver City. They were assisted by (not pictured) Carly Wade of Monroe, Maine; Shane Hoer, Blair, and Whitney Hall, Alliance. (NCTA Ranch Horse photo)
NCTA Ranch Horse Team competes at Regional Championships Tuesday, December 6, 2016

By NCTA News Service

Loveland, Colo. – Horses and riders of the NCTA Ranch Horse Team ended their fall season over the weekend with eight competitive riders in the American Stock Horse Association Region 5 Championships at Loveland, Colo.

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture team put in a great showing, with all riders and horses topping their season’s work and several taking overall honors in their divisions, said Aggie Coach Joanna Hergenreder.

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Coach Alan Taylor (far left) with the officers of the NCTA Aggie Trap Club include, Rilee VanDonge, Holton, Kan., president; Stetson Youel, Hay Springs, treasurer; and Trevor Kuhn, Omaha, vice president. (C.Tilford/NCTA News photo)
Top shots to take home the bacon Dec. 3 Friday, November 25, 2016

Nov. 25, 2016

By NCTA News

 Aggie students in Curtis know how to keep their eyes on the prize.

The Aggie Trap Club at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis will hand out some pork at the “Bring Home the Bacon Trap and 5-Stand Shoot” on Dec. 3.

All sports enthusiasts are invited to join in the fun match at the Curtis Gun Club, says Rilee VanDonge, NCTA trap club president.

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We are grateful for many blessings at NCTA. (MCrawford photo)
A season for gratitude Wednesday, November 23, 2016

By Ron Rosati, NCTA Dean

Thanksgiving is a time that we traditionally take personal inventory of blessings and the bounty in our businesses, families, churches and communities.

This is especially significant for those of us associated with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture because the college has been the recipient of so much and we feel very grateful to be associated with this institution and its noble mission.

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NCTA toy collection until Dec. 7th.  (Rick Myers Photos)
NCTA students host Christmas toy drive Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nov. 23, 2016

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Josh Ward will perform Dec. 10 at The Barn, NCTA campus
Aggies country music concert is Dec. 10 Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nov. 23, 2016

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Economist Cortney Cowley will be the keynote speaker .
Ag Business Forum is Feb. 15 at NCTA Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nov. 22. 2016

By NCTA News

An Ag Business Economic Symposium has been announced for Feb. 15, 2017, at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

Mary Rittenhouse, assistant professor and division chair of the NCTA Ag Business Management Systems division, announced the inaugural campus initiative last week.

Ag Business Club students from will be assisting NCTA’s AMS faculty in hosting the daylong symposium to be held at the Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center on campus.

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Grazing management for beef cattle requires adequate moisture and vegetation.  Allen Williams discussed beef production and enterprise profitability during the Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition forum at the NCTA Education Center in Curtis. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Healthy soil aids grass and animal vigor Friday, November 18, 2016

Nov. 18, 2016

By NCTA News

Curtis, Neb., - Dung beetles, earthworms and pollinators are the good guys when it comes to the health of soil and grassland resources.

Allen Williams, resources consultant, made a five-hour stop at Curtis on Nov. 14 meeting with agriculture students, professors, and grazing lands and livestock managers at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

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Discovery Day visitors on Nov. 14 will join NCTA students on campus as they take tours, have lunch at Aggie Dining, and meet individually with academic divisions. (M. Crawford/NCTA photo)
NCTA hosts Discovery Day on Nov. 14 Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nov. 8, 2016

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