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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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NCTA students representing range management and livestock industry management courses recently attended agriculture forums at UNL. The public is invited to join students for a grasslands program with grazing consultant Allen Williams on Nov. 14 at the NCTA Education Center. (NCTA photo)
Making a living on grass Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nov. 8, 2016

By NCTA News                                                                                        

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NCTA Aggie Shooting Sports Team members competed in the fall finale Nov. 5-6 in Grand Island led by Coach Alan Taylor (far left).  They will host a “Bacon Shoot” at Curtis on Dec. 3. (Courtesy photo)
Season final for Aggie shooters; "Bacon Match" Dec. 3 Monday, November 7, 2016

Nov. 7, 2016

By NCTA News Service

Grand Island, Neb. – Shooting sports competitors with the NCTA Aggies finished their fall season at Grand Island over the weekend in matches for collegiate rankings.

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture team placed ninth among 14 teams which competed at Heartland Shooting Park in the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Clay Target Championships.

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 Loriann Lindner will speak Nov. 14 at NCTA from 5 to 6 p.m. (Courtesy photo)
Loriann Lindner is equine speaker Nov. 14 Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016

By NCTA News Service

Curtis, Neb. – Horse enthusiasts are invited to Curtis on Monday, Nov. 14 for a 1-hour program by Loriann Lindner, ranch manager of Myers Performance Horses at St. Onge, S.D.

Lindner, formerly with the Haythorn Ranch at Arthur, Neb., was an adjunct instructor in equine marketing at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture and moved to the Myers’ operation in 2013.  The enterprise is home of the famous stallion Frenchman’s Guy.

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