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NCTA was among 22 teams from 10 colleges in the 2-year division at the Iowa Beef Expo. (Hinrichs/NCTA photo)
NCTA Livestock Team competes in Iowa Expo Monday, February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

By NCTA News Service                                                                             

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The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture 2017 Crops Team (left to right) Brent Thomas, Alliance;  Lee Jespersen, Hemingford; Nate Montanez, Grand Island; Kyle Krantz, Alliance, 4th place; Vincent Jones, Kirwin, Kan., 2nd place; John Paul Kain, McCook, 1st place; Maggie Brunmeier, Bayard, 3rd place; Will Kusant, Comstock; and Dalon Koubek, North Platte. (Ramsdale/NCTA photo)
NCTA Crops Team sweeps Iowa contest Monday, February 13, 2017

February 12, 2017

By NCTA News Service

Ames, Iowa – Agronomy students from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture captured team and the top four individual rankings in collegiate crops judging this weekend.

A foursome of NCTA sophomores won the Iowa State University Crops Judging Contest on Saturday, topping four other schools from 2-year colleges. The Aggies are repeat champions, also taking first place team in 2016.

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NCTA Vet Tech students receive training from Maria Nellessen, CVT, with Midmark Animal Health, on how to operate dental radiology equipment for small animals. From left, are students Emily Lamgo of Denver, Hanna Christenson of Ord, and Rebecca Wentz of Clayton, Kansas. (Hauptman/NCTA Photo)
NCTA Vet Techs get the picture Saturday, February 11, 2017

February 11, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

Curtis, Neb. – Place the patient on the exam table, hold it very still, adjust the camera just so, and click. The cat’s entire periodontal image is on film.

Veterinary technology students at the Nebraska College of Technical are using state-of-the-art technology for making dental radiographs, or x-rays, thanks to donors and grants that helped purchase a digital mobile imaging system.

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Border collies are popular dogs used in livestock handling. (Courtesy photo)
Outback-NCTA stock dog trial Feb. 11-12 Tuesday, February 7, 2017

 February 7, 2017

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Dairy production courses begin Fall, 2017 at NCTA.  (Photo courtesy of SDSU)
NCTA presents college dairy program Feb. 21 Tuesday, February 7, 2017

February 7, 2017

By NCTA News Service           

COLUMBUS, Neb. – A new college program aimed at dairy production in Nebraska will be outlined Feb. 21 at the Nebraska State Dairy Association convention in Columbus.

The dairy production curriculum which is slated to be offered starting this fall at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis will be summarized for dairy producers and industry leaders during the NSDA conference.

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Cortney Cowley, agricultural economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Omaha Branch. (Courtesy photo)
Ag economist to keynote Feb. 15 public forum Monday, January 30, 2017

January 30. 2017

By NCTA News Service

Curtis, Neb. – An agricultural economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will deliver the keynote address at an Ag Business Economic Symposium in Curtis on February 15.

Cortney Cowley, who is based at the Federal Reserve’s offices in Omaha, Neb., is the luncheon speaker at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture’s forum. Four regional businesses are also program presenters.

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 Single rate tuition begins Fall, 2017 for all NCTA students. Here, agronomy students are using an Unmanned Aerial System in crop management courses. (Craig Chandler / University Communication)
NCTA tuition to be same for all students Friday, January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017

By NCTA News Service

Curtis, Neb. – Starting this fall, tuition rates at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will be alike for resident and non-resident students.

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the single rate tuition plan a Jan. 27th meeting in Lincoln.

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NCTA Collegiate Farm Bureau students attending the Young Farmer and Rancher banquet included, from left, Andrea Burkhardt, Winnetoon; Rachel Dather, Verdigre; Maggie Brunmeier, and Ty Dickey, Bayard; Emilye Vales, DeWitt; Will Kusant, Comstock; Eleanor Aufdenkamp, and Dalon Koubek, North Platte. Jayde Hessler, Gibbon was not available for the photo. (NCTA Photo)
NCTA Aggies attend Young Farmer & Rancher forum Tuesday, January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017

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Justin Jarecke, APS '95, honors Animal Science Professor Jo Bek with a Legacy Tile at the 2016 alumni banquet.
Curtis Aggies alumni weekend is June 24 Monday, January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017

By NCTA News Service                                                                                   

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Maggie Brunmeier
Bayard student is NCTA Aggie of the Month Friday, January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017

By NCTA News Service                                                                      

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