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    Ag department to begin offering natural resources program

    by jamesc  8/19/2019 10:00:55 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - Northeast Community College is offering a new agriculture degree this fall, associate of science in natural resources.

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    Northeast to launch multi-million-dollar capital campaign

    by jamesc  8/14/2019 3:02:26 PM --  NORFOLK, NE – Northeast Community College is ready to launch a major initiative that will impact its agriculture programming for years to come.

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    Former student named Northeast farm manager

    by jamesc  8/6/2019 4:53:49 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - A 2019 graduate of Northeast Community College’s agriculture department has been named the first manager of the College farm. Rob Thomas will also coordinate activities in the Chuck Pohlman Ag Complex.

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    Roeber among North America’s top community college faculty members

    by jamesc  8/1/2019 4:56:55 PM --  WASHINGTON – An instructor at Northeast Community College has been named one of the top community college faculty members in North America.

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    Northeast ag student’s internship integral to Howells business

    by jamesc  7/25/2019 3:18:48 PM -- 

    HOWELLS, NE - Dakota Chapman was a high school student when she began job shadowing at North Bend’s Frontier Co-op, learning about everything the business had to offer, from grain, fuel and feed to marketing, safety and agronomy. It was a good fit for Chapman. After all, ag is in her blood.

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    It can't get more "ag-citing" than a Northeast summer camp

    by jamesc  7/21/2019 11:39:16 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Area high school students had the opportunity recently to explore careers that focus on agriculture technology at Northeast Community College.

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    All roads lead to Northeast as college is featured on national radio program

    by jamesc  7/19/2019 12:23:35 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – ‘All roads do lead to a rural route.’ Those same roads led a nationally-syndicated radio broadcaster to visit Northeast Community College recently to discuss the institution’s newest initiative to train and develop America’s future farmer-scientists.

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    Key ag concepts targeted by "Themes Across the Curriculum"

    by jamesc  5/25/2019 4:55:08 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - For the past five years, faculty in the Northeast Community College Ag Department have been consistently stressing key concepts to their students across all ag programs.Corinne Morris, dean of agriculture, math and science at Northeast, said the concepts are those things important throughout agriculture, including risk management, profitability, safety, professionalism and communication, and stewardship and water management. The effort is called TAC – Themes Across the Curriculum.

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    Northeast hosts Nebraska FFA equine judging contest

    by jamesc  5/24/2019 4:32:20 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex at Northeast Community College was the site of the Nebraska FFA Equine Judging Contest earlier this week.

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    Northeast recognizes students for outstanding achievements

    by jamesc  5/8/2019 1:12:32 PM --  NORFOLK, NE – Over 150 students at Northeast Community College have been recognized for their achievements over the past academic year.

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    Northeast ag complex gets new lease on 'light'

    by jamesc  4/22/2019 8:21:45 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Things are looking much brighter these days inside one building on the Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College.

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    Northeast ag students finish 2nd at NACTA conference

    by jamesc  4/16/2019 8:59:02 AM --  MURRAY, KY – Northeast Community College students finished in second place in sweepstakes and earned a number of first place awards in several contests for two-year colleges at the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference held at Murray State University in Murray, KY.

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    A fish out of water takes on literal meaning at Northeast

    by jamesc  4/14/2019 8:52:51 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Anesthesia is a necessary component in surgical procedures on humans and animals. Do fish count in that equation? The practice of the latter was demonstrated recently in the veterinary technology lab at Northeast Community College.

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    Northeast brings precision ag training to high schools

    by jamesc  4/2/2019 2:18:26 PM --  NORFOLK, NE - Students in six area high schools are learning precision agriculture basics thanks to a three-year, $785,000 grant awarded to Northeast Community College by the National Science Foundation.

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    1,100 students participate in scholastic contest & quiz bowl

    by jamesc  3/21/2019 11:58:16 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Wayne Community Schools won the 2019 Class C High School Scholastic Contest hosted by Northeast Community College on Wednesday in Norfolk. Wakefield Community School was second and Cedar Catholic High School in Hartington placed third. In the Class D contest, Wausa Public School claimed first-place honors. Howells-Dodge Consolidated Schools was second followed by a tie for third between Plainview High School and Rock County High School.

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