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Northeast Helps Prepare Students for the Future of Agriculture

Northeast Helps Prepare Students for the Future of Agriculture

Hunter Bergman

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Many jobs in the workforce tie into the agricultural economy. With so many new advancements in technology, what was once pictured as a farmer spending long hours in the hot summer day, has now come to an engineering feat. Why is this important for the next generation of leaders? In order to create one...

Agriculture students shown future of Precision Ag

Agriculture students shown future of Precision Ag

Marissa Lute

December 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Agriculture students at Northeast Community College learn early that precision agriculture (PA) is the future of farming. On Monday, November 23, 2015, Jim Erwin, of Laurel, NE, showed students just how precise farming is, thanks to new technology. Erwin is a Technical Agronomist who works for Channel,...

Northeast Chuck M. Pohlman Ag Complex Is Site Of 9th Annual Indoor Tractor Pull

Northeast Chuck M. Pohlman Ag Complex Is Site Of 9th Annual Indoor Tractor Pull

March 1, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will be the site of the 9th Annual Indoor Tractor Pull on Saturday, March 8. Several of the best pullers from several states are expected to be in attendance. This year’s event is sponsored by the Nor...

Even Cows Need Friends: Study Finds Calves Raised In Pairs Are Smarter

Even Cows Need Friends: Study Finds Calves Raised In Pairs Are Smarter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Outdoors

By Deborah Netburn Los Angeles Times (MCT) Listen up loners: A new study says having friends can make you smarter, at least if you’re a baby cow. Researchers from the University of British Columbia found that young calves that live alone performed worse on tests of cognitive skill than...

For Farmers, Decisions From New Farm Bill Will Be Taxing

For Farmers, Decisions From New Farm Bill Will Be Taxing

February 23, 2014


Filed under National

By Chris Adams McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — All the jawboning about the big farm bill was over two weeks ago, when Congress finally passed the $956 billion package. But for America’s farmers, the decisions are just beginning. And they could get complicated. “The trick...

USDA To Set Up ‘Climate Hubs’ To Help Farmers Amid Climate Change

USDA To Set Up ‘Climate Hubs’ To Help Farmers Amid Climate Change

February 6, 2014


Filed under Business

By Kathleen Hennessey Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will set up 10 centers around the country to help farmers and ranchers adjust to the increasing frequency of severe weather and other risks associated with climate change. Agriculture Secretary Tom ...

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