Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
09/26/2016 October REAP Office Hours in Ogallala - Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Services Discussed

Nancy Flock, nancyf@cfra.org, REAP Loan Specialist, Phone: (308) 534-3508
 

09/21/2016 Center for Rural Affairs Launches Helpline for Rural Food Businesses in Northeast Nebraska

Sandra Renner, Center for Rural Affairs Project Specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 320-3444
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
 

09/19/2016 Online Marketing Strategies - Workshop conducted in Loup City

Monica Braun, Center for Rural Affairs, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673
Or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

09/19/2016 Connecting Nebraska Speciality Crop Farmers to Schools - Center for Rural Affairs Offers FREE farm to school training and networking

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

09/09/2016 Five Nebraska Schools Receive School Greenhouse to Cafeteria Grants - Center for Rural Affairs Announces Grant Recipients

Sarah Smith, sarahs@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 783-1183
 

09/06/2016 Sargent Online Marketing Strategies Workshop Coming Soon

Monica Braun, Center for Rural Affairs, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673

09/06/2016 Central City Online Marketing Strategies Workshop

Monica Braun, Center for Rural Affairs, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673
Or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

09/01/2016 Farm Tours and Community Discussion to Spotlight Crucial Role of Ag - “Let’s Talk” tour to focus on South Dakota’s climate and energy future

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
Paige Dietrich, paiged@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1014
 

09/01/2016 Business Plan Basics Training for Local Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, monicab@cfra.org (402) 643-2673
Or Jarrod McCartney, Red Cloud Heritage Tourism Director, jmccartney@redcloudnebraska.com, (402) 746-3238

08/22/2016 Women’s Learning Circle Presents: Working with NRCS & FSA Programs - Center for Rural Affairs hosting event at area farm in Raymond, Neb.

Sandra Renner, sandrar@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 320-3444
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

 
 

08/10/2016 Kansas’ Self-Inflicted Budget Wound Continues to Bleed Out, Providing a Cautionary Tale For Nebraska

Brian Hanson, brianh@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1012
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
 

08/08/2016 What Women Need to Know to Start a Business - Workshop open to area women entrepreneurs

Monica Braun, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

08/01/2016 Hy-Vee Nutritionist Shares What’s Healthy in Your Garden

April Goettle, Center for Rural Affairs, aprilg@cfra.org, Phone: (206) 255-9784
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

08/01/2016 Latino Beginning Farmer and Rancher Workshops Coming to Central Nebraska - Workshop Series Instructed in both Spanish & English

Lucia Schulz, Center for Rural Affairs, lucias@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 750-5727.
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

07/18/2016 School Greenhouse to Cafeteria Deadlines Approaching - Center for Rural Affairs accepting applications through July 25

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

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