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Original story released August 22, 2019 NORFOLK, NE –In an industry that is critical to not only Nebraska and the nation, but across the entire world, the agriculture department at Northeast Community College is at the forefront of developing future farmer-scientists. The institution has been recognized for its work in the area over the years […]

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NORFOLK, NE – One of the Midwest’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives has announced a donation to the Nexus campaign to improve agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College. Central Valley Ag (CVA) President and CEO Carl Dickinson said the cooperative board of directors has approved a $250,000 investment in the Agriculture and Water Center of Excellence at […]

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NORFOLK, NE – A bank with several locations across Nebraska has joined the list of supporters of a project to build new ag facilities at Northeast Community College. Midwest Bank President & CEO Doug Johnson has announced a pledge of $250,000 to the Nexus campaign. “Agriculture has done a fantastic job of evolving, of adapting […]

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NORFOLK, NE – One of the fastest growing segments of Nebraska agriculture has thrown its support behind a project to build new ag facilities at Northeast Community College. The Nebraska Pork Producers Association has pledged $100,000 to the Nexus campaign. Al Juhnke, executive director of the Pork Producers, said Northeast Community College is recognized both […]

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NORFOLK, NE – The late Duane Acklie fondly remembered growing up as a young boy in Madison County. From selling produce his family grew at his favorite corner on U.S. Highway 81 at the age of 10 to establishing one of America’s largest privately-owned trucking companies with his wife, Phyllis, he understood the importance and […]

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NORFOLK, NE – Trentee Bush says horticulture “makes my heart sing,” and that is why she is excited to be teaching horticulture and agronomy at Northeast Community College. Bush, whose friends call her Tee, said, “I want to teach the things that are of interest to me and make me excited to be in the […]

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