Susan Risinger Green of Northeast Community College is the campaign coordinator for its proposed Agriculture, Water and Energy Center of Excellence. Prior more than 27 years at WJAG, Lite Rock 97.5 and 106KIX Radio in Norfolk, where she served as assistant news director and farm director, a job initially given to her by our own Robb Thomas.

-Acklie Charitable Foundation has given $5 million

-The project be built in two phases. Phase I will consist of the most pressing needs to be addressed to further advance Northeast’s agriculture programs. The buildings that will be constructed in Phase I include a new Veterinary Technician building, a new Large Animal Handling Facility and relocated college farm and feedlot operations. Current barn being used is 100 years old!! Time for new facilities!!! We are the only Vet Tech program in 90 miles.  We have a tremendous reputation.  We need facilities to match our reputation. 

-The Precision and Mechanized Agriculture building has been identified as the next priority facility to be completed once additional funds are secured.

-Phase II will be reliant on continued public support. The Phase II construction projects include an agriculture classroom building, a new state-of-the-art greenhouse, an innovation and demonstration center, and expansion of the Chuck Pohlman Agriculture Complex.

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