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Norfolk firm commits to Northeast’s Nexus project

Norfolk firm commits to Northeast’s Nexus project

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November 7, 2019

NORFOLK - A Norfolk area firm with a strong commitment to service in the community has pledged $50,000 to the Nexus agriculture campaign at Northeast Community College. Jared Faltys of McMill CPAs & Advisors said the firm is pleased to strengthen the community through giving back. “Donating to...

New year, new classes

New year, new classes

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January 15, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Sharon Hart (402) 844-7335 Basic life support course to be offered at Northeast NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a Basic Life Support (BLS) course for healthcare providers later this month. BLS for Healthcare Provider...

Northeast students hand pick, count corn kernels for emergence study

Northeast students hand pick, count corn kernels for emergence study

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January 8, 2019

NORFOLK, NE - From building the planter to harvesting the crop, Northeast Community College precision agriculture students have been closely involved with a study of the effects of emergence and planter down force on corn yield. Instructor Chance Lambrecht said the field used for the study is located...

What are companies looking for in college students?

Hunter Bergman

September 27, 2018

One of the most important things about going to college is getting a job after. Yes, one graduates with a degree, but what skills are employers looking for? As a business administration major, I had never even thought about going into the ag sector. It's not that I have anything against it, but I...

Northeast Helps Prepare Students for the Future of Agriculture

Northeast Helps Prepare Students for the Future of Agriculture

Hunter Bergman

September 6, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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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