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Release Date Contact(s)
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

10/16/2017 New report looks at tax revenue generated by clean energy

Johnathan Hladik, policy program director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1028; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

10/04/2017 Local FARMS Act feeds rural communities

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

10/02/2017 Schools celebrate National Farm to School Month with a crunch heard across Nebraska

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/29/2017 Thayer Central celebrates Nebraska Thursdays in the school cafeteria

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/27/2017 New paper explores options for farm risk management

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

09/25/2017 Omaha Public Schools celebrates Nebraska Thursdays in the school cafeteria

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/25/2017 Wayne Community Schools celebrates Nebraska Thursdays in school cafeteria

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/25/2017 New pork donation program launched in Litchfield on Nebraska Thursdays

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/25/2017 Overton celebrates Nebraska Thursdays in the school cafeteria

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/18/2017 $18 million available for Value-Added Producer Grants

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

09/10/2017 Business Plan Basics offered to entrepreneurs in Loup City

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

09/11/2017 Small business owners invited to Business Plan Basics workshop in Ogallala

Nancy Flock, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, nancyf@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/09/17 Tour public art in Decatur, Oakland, and Lyons on Sept. 30

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community Program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.7946; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/07/2017 'Planning is key to success in business': Business Plan Basics to be held in Ainsworth beginning Sept. 21

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

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