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Agronomy professor Brad Ramsdale discusses seeding rate and grain drill calibrations with NCTA students at the college farm. (Craig Chandler / University Communication Photo)
NCTA students, crops and machines Monday, December 11, 2017

Dec. 9, 2017

Dean’s Column by Ron Rosati, PhD

Agronomy, agricultural mechanics and urban agriculture are areas featured this week in our four-part series about academic divisions at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Brad Ramsdale is the chair of the Agronomy and Agricultural Mechanics Division of Agricultural Production Systems. Dr. Ramsdale also coaches the NCTA Crops Judging Team which won the 2017 National Championship among 2-year colleges.

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The NCTA Ranch Horse Team won Reserve Champion Collegiate Team at the 2017 Winterfest Championship in Colorado. (Ranch Horse Team photo)
Riding for the brand Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Dec. 5, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News    

LOVELAND, Colo. _ Horses and riders in a working stock horse competition in Colorado last weekend returned to Nebraska with winning attitudes and awards.

The Aggie Ranch Horse Team from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis brought home the Reserve Champion Collegiate Team title after three days in the arena at The Ranch at the Larimer County Fairgrounds near Loveland, Colo.

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Aggie students represent 16 campus groups for the NCTA Student Senate. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
NCTA clubs, teams are student leaders Friday, December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News 

Students standing on the “capitol steps” in a group photo taken this fall at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are student leaders.

With the pillars of Ag Hall as the backdrop for the photo, the NCTA Student Senate represents Aggie student clubs, organizations and collegiate teams, and a campus population of 250 fulltime students.

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Agribusiness management students with Mary Rittenhouse on a visit to the NCTA Field Laboratory near campus. (Craig Chandler / University Communication photo)
NCTA is into Business Thursday, November 30, 2017

Nov. 30, 2017

Dean’s Column by Ron Rosati, PhD

I would like to feature our award-winning academic divisions of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture during the next four editions of the NCTA Dean’s Column.

We will start this week by featuring the programs, faculty and student organizations associated with Agribusiness Management.

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Members of the NCTA Shotgun Sports Team prep for a match earlier this season with Concordia College. (Alan Taylor photo)
Shotgunners aim for prizes Wednesday, November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017

By NCTA News

Sportsmen and recreationists can test their skills Saturday with local college students in a friendly competition in Curtis called, “Take Home the Bacon.”

The Aggie Shotgun Sports Club at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will host its annual clay target fun day at the Curtis Gun Club located on East Highway 23 east of Curtis, said Alan Taylor, coach of the Aggie team.

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Coffee shop students ready for customers are, from left, Jared Sullivan, Aurora; Brock Pollat, Cozad; Trevin Likens, Fairbury; and Clare Smith, Marysville, Kansas. (Brent Thomas/ NCTA News)
Brewing up a business Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News        

Cup of Joe on the Go is just the shot of java needed to start the day for college students at their agricultural campus in Curtis.

A second-year, start-up venture for business students in the “Management Concepts” class at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture has become a satisfying treat for customers for three hours on Tuesday and Wednesdays mornings.

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Stakeholders participate in NCTA Strategic Plan conversations during the Statewide Advisory meeting on November 14. (Brent Thomas/NCTA News photo)
Thankful for Aggie advisors Monday, November 20, 2017

Dean’s Column by Ron Rosati, PhD

In keeping with our theme of gratitude during the month of November, the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture this week extends appreciation to all who serve in an advisory capacity for our students at NCTA.

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Collin Overmann of Elkhorn is studying irrigation technology at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. He is in the Agricultural Mechanics lab with NCTA Dean Ron Rosati, left, and Dan Stehlik, ag mechanics instructor. (Brent Thomas/NCTA News photos)
Irrigation industry recruits former Marine Monday, November 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2017                                        

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                       

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Will Kusant is an agronomy major from Comstock, Nebraska.  He was named the NCTA Aggie of the Month for October, 2017.
Agronomy major and RA is October Aggie Friday, November 17, 2017

Nov. 17, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

Will Kusant of Comstock, Nebraska, is a leader among Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

He was named Aggie of the Month for October, 2017, by his peers, NCTA staff and faculty.

Kusant is a second-year student majoring in agronomy, and also serves as an NCTA Resident Assistant for campus residence halls, said Jennifer McConville, NCTA associate dean.

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The Aggie Alumni presented Dorothy and Stan Matzke with an Honorary Lifetime Membership in 2016. (Crawford/NCTA photo)
Saluting our founders and veterans Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dean’s Column

by Ron Rosati, PhD

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