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Farmers Pride supports Northeast Community College ag project


January 14, 2021

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Donation • Farmer's Pride pledged $50,000 to Northeast Community College's NEXUS project. The company's 2020 board of directors include (front row, l-r): Greg Kumm, Travis Gutz, Dennis Kuchar, Derek Zohner; (back row, l-r): Chad Fehringer, Gerry Krueger, Randy Nelson, Scott Lyon, Tim Spatz and not pictured: Craig Unkel.

A farm cooperative that serves customers in a 30-county region of northeast Nebraska has pledged its support to improvements in agriculture facilities currently underway at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

Farmers Pride, headquartered in Battle Creek, has pledged $50,000 to the Nexus project at Northeast to build a new veterinary technology clinic and classroom building and other facilities on the Acklie Family College Farm.

"Many of our employees and customers have graduated from Northeast," said Farmers Pride General Manager Dean Thernes. "Having young people trained in the technol...

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