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Students Begin John Deere Construction & Forestry Technology Program in Neb.

Wed August 17, 2011 - Midwest Edition
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Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. sponsored 13 students in John Deere’s Construction and Forestry Technology Program. (L-R, back row) are Tyler Jones — Kansas City, Mo.; Logan Dailey — Great Bend, Kan.; Luke Lininger — Springfield, Mo
Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. sponsored 13 students in John Deere’s Construction and Forestry Technology Program. (L-R, back row) are Tyler Jones — Kansas City, Mo.; Logan Dailey — Great Bend, Kan.; Luke Lininger — Springfield, Mo

Thirteen students began the 74-week Construction & Forestry Technology program at Southeast Community College in Milford, Neb.. The program is a partnership between John Deere Construction & Forestry, participating John Deere dealerships and local colleges. As a John Deere partnership program, it is designed specifically to prepare individuals for trouble shooting and repair of construction equipment. Students completing curriculum receive tuition reimbursement and a tool allowance. Graduates are guaranteed job placement at a sponsoring dealership location and earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in John Deere Construction & Forestry Technology.

Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company Inc. has 26 locations throughout the mid-western states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

For more information, visit www.murphytractor.com.