State Senators Engage with Constituents at Townhalls

From August to October, the Center for Rural Affairs organized and co-hosted a series of town hall events that connected about 120 Nebraskans with their elected officials. These events were designed to engage Nebraska state senators in discussions with their constituents over struggles over 240,000 Nebraskans who live below the poverty line face in their daily lives.

A Good Read... The Center Newsletter!

The Center for Rural Affairs November-December newsletter is online. You’ll find 7 stories to stimulate your rural news appetite.

If you hunger for ag and policy, check out how veterans are learning how to become farmers with a little help from us, why seed company mergers are troublesome and what should be done about it; and a look at the crop insurance program’s impact on land values.

Newman’s Own Foundation will Match Your Generosity!

Giving Tuesday is a one day, worldwide online fundraiser. It’s a day of giving back after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

We had great success during last year’s Giving Tuesday, and this year we’re even more excited. The generous folks at Newman’s Own Foundation will match every dollar given to the Center online from November 24 until December 1, up to $10,000.