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Release Date Contact(s)
12/08/2017 Center for Rural Affairs releases 2018 farm bill platform

Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/06/2017 Nearly 30 Iowa farmers sign conservation and crop insurance letter

Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/01/2017 Bradshaw native to serve small businesses in east central Nebraska

Craig Eberle, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, craige@cfra.org, 402.736.4417; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/27/2017 Iowa residents meet with legislators in Washington

Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/27/2017 Pretty Prairie farmer talks conservation in Washington

Jim French, senior advisor/consultant, jimf@cfra.org, 620.200.0260; Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/21/2017 Santee Sioux people lack access to healthy foods, according to report

Wyatt Fraas, Farm and Community program assistant director, wyattf@cfra.org, 402.254.6893; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/13/2017 Unique holiday gifts available from the Omaha Reservation: Handmade items featured at Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

Suzi French, community foods specialist, suzif@cfra.org, 402.922.1064; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/13/2017 Women's Learning Circle series wraps up in Lincoln

Contact: Kirstin Bailey, project organizer, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/13/2017 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Wood River

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/10/2017 Beginning farmers and ranchers benefit from act introduced this week in Congress

Anna Johnson, Policy Program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025 

11/02/2017 District 41 constituents can voice tax concerns at community conversation

Jordan Rasmussen, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

10/27/2017 First-ever Women for Water Gathering dives into drinking water safety

Katie Rock, policy program associate, katier@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

10/23/2017 Start Up Business Basics Boot Camp to be held in Kearney on Oct. 31: Free course focuses on beginning business owners and veterans

Monica Braun, Women's Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

10/20/2017 Conversation in Genoa gives community members a platform to share their voices

Jordan Rasmussen, policy program associate, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

10/17/2017 America’s farmers and ranchers let down by USDA’s rollback of GIPSA rules

Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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