Virtual Groundbreaking

Date: September 10, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM

Where: Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex
2301 E Benjamin Ave | Norfolk, Nebraska

Outdoor event unless inclement weather develops

Masks are required

Agenda:

10:00 am – Welcome & Introduction from Dr. Leah Barrett

10:05 am – Remarks from Jeff Scherer, Northeast Community College Board of Governor Representative

10:10 am – Nexus Campaign & Project Overview from Dr. Tracy Kruse

10:15 am – Remarks from Campaign Co-Chairs Russ Vering & Jeanne Reigle

10:20 am – Special Announcements

10:25 am – Remarks from Dara Ness, Northeast Community College Student

10:30 am – Concluding Remarks from Dr. Tracy Kruse

Ways to Give

Invest in the Nexus Campaign

Help us build upon familial traditions and discover new ways of exploring agriculture to create a sustainable future for students.

Invest in the Animal Farm-scape

Buy an animal and support the future of agriculture. Your name will be engraved on an animal silhouette on the college farm-scape display. 

Acklie Family Foundation
Halley Acklie Kruse

Nebraska Pork Producers Association
Al Junke

Central Valley Agriculture
Bryan Reichmuth

Reigle Feedlot
Jeanne Reigle

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation
Mark Jagels

Central Plains Milling
Russ Vering

TC Energy
Trevence Mitchell

Christensen Farms
Amber Portner

CHS Foundation
Andy Karl

Northeast Community College Board of Governors
Dirk Petersen

First National Bank
Adam Thompson

Northeast Agriculture Student
Katelyn Hall

Kingery Construction Co.
Rod Berens

McMill CPAs & Advisors
Jared Faltys

Northeast Agriculture Student
Ranger Gunville

Northeast Agriculture Student
Brady Sokol

Northeast Agriculture Student
Kate Zakaras

Linda Pohlman

Our Story

Over the Years

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2013

First discussions of new ag facilities

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2015

Master site planning and conceptual drawings completed

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2016

Campaign planning study began

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2016

Campaign planning study began

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2017

Campaign planning study was completed

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2018

Campaign began in January

Quiet phase of the project was initiated

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2018

Campaign began in January

Quiet phase of the project was initiated

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2019

Acklie Charitable Foundation pledged $5 million

Public kickoff celebration held in August

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2020

Site work began in April

Groundbreaking ceremonies held in September

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2020

Site work began in April

Groundbreaking ceremonies held in September

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2021, August

Completion of the first three buildings and feedlot is scheduled.