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06/21/2018 House passes farm bill on second try, undermining rural America

Anna Johnson, senior policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Cody Smith, policy assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016

06/14/2018 Farming field day trainings set in Lincoln

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

06/13/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: farm bill passed by Senate Agriculture Committee is a mixed bag

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

06/13/2018 Certification training features cleaning industry best practices

Griselda Rendon, Latino loan specialist, griseldar@cfra.org, 308.850.4820; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/11/2018 Workforce is top concern for South Dakota businesses, according to report

Dr. Patricia Ahmed, South Dakota State University, 605.688.4132, patricia.ahmed@sdstate.edu; Rhea Landholm, Center for Rural Affairs brand marketing and communications manager, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025, rheal@cfra.org

06/08/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: Senate farm bill is promising, but has concerns

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

06/06/2018 Business ownership workshop set in Lincoln

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center interim director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/06/2018 Swalley selected for leadership institute

Lizzie Swalley, community foods specialist, lizs@cfra.org, 605.857.1063; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/05/2018 Formation of Nebraska Food Council leads to statewide food assessment

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/29/2018 Nebraska farmers urge Senate to fund conservation in the farm bill

Cora Fox, policy program associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/18/2018 Farm bill fails to pass House; rural America wins, for now

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

05/17/2018 QuickBooks training scheduled in Tilden

Kim Preston, interim director Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/16/2018 Kansas farmers urge Senate to fund conservation in the farm bill

Jim French, senior advisor/consultant, jimf@cfra.org, 620.200.0260; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/15/2018 Organic farming is growing in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska, supported by the farm bill

Cora Fox, policy program associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

05/14/2018 Center for Rural Affairs receives grant from Newman's Own Foundation

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

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