Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
05/18/2015 Pender Workshop for Women Farmland Owners/Managers June 10 - FREE program focusing on conservation and land management for female landowners

Virginia Meyer, Center for Rural Affairs, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

05/12/2015 Giving Landowners the Power - Report examines democratic approach for assembling transmission corridors

Johnathan Hladik, johnathanh@cfra.org or 402-687-2103 ext. 1028
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org or 402-687-2103 ext. 1010
 

05/11/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Sponsors Good Living Tour - Lyons-based nonprofit partners with Hear Nebraska’s ambitious 9-city oral history/concert series project

Adrew Norman, Hear Nebraska, 402-216-1354, andrewn@hearnebraska.org
Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs 402-687-2100, elishas@cfra.org

05/04/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Celebrates Opening of Dyersville, Iowa Office - Center encourages public to attend open house on May 20

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

04/22/2015 Unicameral Supports Wind Development - Center for Rural Affairs applauds passage of LB 423

Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
 

04/20/2015 Minden hosting Business Succession Clinic - President of Sunbelt Financial Advisors Frank Haverkamp presenting

Dena Beck, denab@cfra.org, REAP Loan Specialist, Phone: (308) 528-0060, denab@cfra.org

04/17/2015 NPPD Moves Past Coal at Sheldon Station - Center for Rural Affairs Responds to Sheldon Station Announcement

Johnathan Hladik, Center for Rural Affairs, johnathanh@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1028
or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
 

04/09/2015 Women Caring for the Land Workshop May 4 - FREE program focusing on conservation and land management for female landowners

Virginia Meyer, Center for Rural Affairs, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1014

04/10/2015 Debate over Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Act Begins - Center for Rural Affairs urges passage of SB 405

Steph Larsen, StephL@cfra.org, (406) 356-6838 or (202) 701-8151
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (563) 581-2867 or (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
 

04/08/2015 Debate over Medicaid Redesign Act Begins - Center for Rural Affairs urges passage of LB 472

Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1014, or
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (563) 581-2867 or (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010, or
Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1013

04/02/2015 No April Fools Joke: Local Control Advocates win LB 106 Vote - Center for Rural Affairs applauds the Unicameral's vote for local control over siting industrial livestock operations

Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103 ext. 1016 or (402) 360-2109
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010 or (563) 581-2867

03/25/2015 Continued Spending on Sheldon Station robs Ratepayers of Community Investment
Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, Center for Rural Affairs, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1022
or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
 

 
03/24/2015 USDA abandons Farm Payment Limit Reform - Center for Rural Affairs rebukes USDA “actively engaged” proposal
Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1016
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
 
03/23/2015 Women’s Entrepreneur of the Year Recognized - Center for Rural Affairs presents prestigious award to Alliance Business Woman

Jerry Terwilliger, Center for Rural Affairs REAP Loan Specialist, Phone: (308) 247-9926
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

03/18/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Names Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Recipients Loop Brewing Company, LLC of McCook receive Prestigious Award

Dena Beck, denab@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs REAP Loan Specialist, Phone: (308) 528-0060
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

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