Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
06/17/2016 Talking About Nebraska’s Energy Future - Community Conversation to be held in Kearney, Nebraska

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/17/2016 Lyons, Nebraska Storefront Theater Honored with Public Art Network Year in Review Award - Americans For The Arts recognizes 2015 Outstanding Public Arts Projects

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/08/2016 Connecting Nebraska Speciality Crop Farmers to Schools - Center for Rural Affairs Offers FREE farm to school training and networking event

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs Project Specialist, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 783-1183
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

 
 

06/06/2016 Iowa Ag, Business, Faith Leaders Host Forum on Faith, Climate Change, & Ag - Sponsored by Center for Rural Affairs, Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, Environmental Law & Policy Center, and Young Evangelicals for Climate Action to be held in Nevada

Stephanie Enloe, stephaniee@cfra.org, 563-875-0066
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

06/03/2016 Summer Grazing and Birding Tour June 14 in the Nebraska Sandhills

Becky Keim, beckyk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 269-8170
Or, Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: 402-687-2103 ext. 1007

05/27/2016 Women’s Learning Circle Presents: Post Harvest Handling and Soil Health

Kirstin Bailey, kirstinb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 367-8989
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

 

05/23/2016 Nebraska’s Beginning Farm & Ranch Opportunity Tour set to Launch - Center for Rural Affairs hosts Summer Tour series to help beginning Latino farmers - Tour series delivered in Spanish

Lucia Schulz, Center for Rural Affairs, lucias@cfra.org, Phone:  (402) 750-5727
Or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

 

 

05/25/2016 Santee Sioux Nation Art Show & Community Market Launching June 4 Authentic Native American buffalo bone carving, jewelry, bead work and much more

Wyatt Fraas, wyattf@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 254-6893
Or Kristine Flyinghawk, Market Manager, Phone: (402) 404-6950

05/12/2016 Respect and Restore: Reassessing Local Wind Energy Standards - Center for Rural Affairs examines making local wind energy ordinances work for landowners and communities

Lu Nelsen, lucasn@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1017
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

04/29/2016 $44 Million Available for Ag Producers and Food Entrepreneurs to Develop New Products - Outreach Webinar Available May 6 to Assist Applicants

Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1016
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
 

04/22/2016 National Farm to Cafeteria Conference Coming this June - Center for Rural Affairs joins National Leaders and Local Food Advocates at the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference - Registration Ends May 16

Sarah Smith, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 783-1183
 

04/15/2016 Women Farmer and Landowner Learning Circle at Robinette Farms - women farmers and aspiring farmers welcome

Kirstin Bailey, kirstinb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 367-8989
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

04/0/2016 Iowa Ag, Business, Faith Leaders Host Forum on Faith, Climate Change, & Ag Forum - Sponsored by Center for Rural Affairs, Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, Environmental Law & Policy Center, and Young Evangelicals for Climate Action to be held in Orange City

Stephanie Enloe, stephaniee@cfra.org, 563-875-0066
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

04/12/2016 New Bilingual Service Coming to McCook and Red Willow County - Center for Rural Affairs REAP expands services in addition to providing financing, training, and technical assistance for small businesses

Nancy Flock, nancyf@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 534-3508
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

 

04/01/2016 Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative Leads the Way on Utility Solar - Center for Rural Affairs applauds Announcement

Stephanie Enloe, stephaniee@cfra.org, Office Phone: (563) 875-0066

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