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The NCTA Ranch Horse Team at CoWN WinterFest in Loveland included (L-R) Lennae Eisenmenger, Damian Wellman, Brady Mattke, Carlee Stutz, Nicole Ackland, Huntra Christensen, Madisyn Cutler, Kaylee Tremel, and Coach Joanna Hergenreder. (Courtesy photo by Laurie Stutz)
Six Aggies ride at WinterFest Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dec. 13, 2018                                                    

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Gatlin Hissing of Oberlin, Kansas, enjoys snacks at the NCTA Student Union. (J. Kennicutt/NCTA News photo)
Exam snacks a welcome treat Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dec. 13, 2018                                                    

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – NCTA Aggie students are ending their semester with two last assignments.

Take a study break for snacks. Check.

Finish semester final exams. Check

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Rebecca Saddler of Aurora is NCTA’s Aggie of the Month for November, 2018. (Photo by C. Hauptman/NCTA)
Horticulture major is Aggie of the Month Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Dec. 12, 2018                                      

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Rebecca Saddler, a second-year student at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis has been named the Aggie of the Month for November.

Saddler, a graduate of Aurora High School, is majoring in horticulture.

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NCTA Collegiate Cattlemen and Livestock Judging Team members are shown with Joan Ruskamp (front row, fifth from left), UNSTA alumna and chairman of the national Cattleman’s Beef Board. (Doug Smith/NCTA Photo)
NCTA Dean's Weekly Roundup Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Dec. 12, 2018

By NCTA Dean Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

It’s finals week at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture! Students have wrapped up their final projects, studied hard for the past few weeks and are now seeing the rewards of their efforts as they take their final exams.

Most students come through finals week feeling the intense satisfaction that comes from a job well done. It’s rewarding for students to experience the accomplishment that comes with completing a successful semester.

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NCTA Aggie students saw manufacturing of an axial-flow combine last month. (L-R) Kolton Begay, Towaoc, Colo.; Jarrod Tuttle, Eltopia, Washington; Chase Stanley, Shickley; Dalton Olson, Kenesaw; Blake McCormick, Lewellen; Sam Schukci, Kenesaw; Clancey Smith, Amherst; Tanner Dickau, Bassett; Troyle Burris, Hoxie, Kansas; David Jelken, Juniata; and two guides from CNH. (Stehlik/NCTA Photo)
NCTA ag mechanics form new club Tuesday, December 11, 2018

                                

Dec. 11, 2018

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are organizing a new student club under the guidance of agricultural mechanics instructor Dan Stehlik.

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A deer visits Ag Hall at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture on December 5. (Photo by NCTA Dean Rosati)
NCTA campus, a winter wonderland Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dec. 5, 2018

By NCTA Dean Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

We ended last week with warnings from the National Weather Service telling us to expect severe winter weather over the weekend. At an agricultural college like the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture winter storms are concerns which capture our attention.

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NCTA observes a Natonal Day of Mourning Dec. 5 honoring George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.(Shutterstock)
NCTA closed Dec. 5 for National Day of Mourning Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dec. 4, 2018                                                      

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wednesday in honor of President George H.W. Bush.

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NCTA vet tech students from left, Kaitlynn Chubbuck, Sierra Bogle and Brooke Bennett, were each a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from Lancaster County Farm Bureau members for 2017-2018. Not pictured is Baily Holt, a livestock management major. (Thomas/NCTA News photo)
Aggie students link to Nebraska partners Friday, November 30, 2018

Nov. 29, 2018

By Ron Rosati, NCTA dean

Curtis, Neb. - Agricultural producers and industry leaders throughout our state provide students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture with outstanding educational opportunities.

We value the relationships created with farmers, ranchers, feedlots and agribusinesses in southwestern Nebraska. Students have jobs and internships to gain valuable experience in the workforce and to earn funding to assist with college expenses.

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Students at the NCTA campus "Countdown to Kindness" project. (Griffiths/NCTA photo)
A cornucopia of blessings Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nov. 20, 2018

By NCTA Associate Dean Jennifer A. McConville

We have many blessings for which to be thankful at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

In addition to the academic priorities for our Aggie students, the fall semester has provided a myriad of opportunities, friendships, challenges, social activities and new experiences to enhance their campus life.

I am grateful to each student who has chosen to make NCTA their choice of college. The campus abounds with their enthusiasm!

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Rebekah Daniels of Mullen was named the NCTA Aggie of the Month for October, 2018. (Kennicutt/NCTA Photo)
Sandhills rancher is Aggie of the Month Monday, November 19, 2018

Nov. 19, 2018                                                      

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. - Rebekah Daniels of Mullen, Neb., has been named the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture’s Aggie of the Month for October.

The honor was announced by NCTA Dean Ron Rosati.

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