Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
07/02/2014 Conservation, Climate, and Rural Iowa's Future

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, 402.687.2103 ext. 1022, or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, 402.687.2103 ext. 1010

06/25/2014 Byway of Art Receives ArtPlace America Grant

Adele Phillips, adelep@cfra.org, 402.687.2103 ext. 1009; or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, 402.687.2103 ext. 1010

06/20/2014 Nebraska Needs A Raise - Center announces support for ballot initiative to raise minimum wage

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013; or, John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/02/2014 New Carbon Rules Create Rural Opportunity

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

05/23/2014 Energy, Climate and Rural Minnesota's Future - Discussion panel and advocacy training held in Saint Peter

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, Center for Rural Affairs, laurenk@cfra.org or Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1020

 

05/22/2014 REAP Goes to Washington

Dena Beck, Center for Rural Affairs, denab@cfra.org or Phone: (308) 528-0060

05/21/2014 A Better Deal for Farmers & Ranchers - Report examines new landowner compensation concepts for renewable energy transmission

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

 

05/20/2014 Energy, Climate and Rural Minnesota's Future: Discussion panel and advocacy training to be held in Saint Peter

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, Center for Rural Affairs, laurenk@cfra.org or Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1020

05/21/2014 Better Deal for Farmers & Ranchers - Report examines new landowner compensation concepts for renewable energy transmission

John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org or 402-687-2103 ext. 1010

05/12/2014 Nebraska to host Farm to School Producer Workshops in York and Norfolk - Helping farmers discover new market opportunities and ways to serve fresh food to students

Caryl Guisinger, Center for Rural Affairs, carylg@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 357-1000; or (308) 850-6041
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 687-2103 ext. 1007

05/05/2014 Pilot Program for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Savings Accounts - Individual Development Account (IDA) applications due May 15

Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 617-7946

or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

05/01/2014 Aspiring Women Farmers and Ranchers Invited to Participate in Workshop Series

Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: 402-687-2103 ext. 1014

04/21/2014 A Tale of Two States - Insurance Premiums in Iowa and Nebraska Border Counties

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

04/16/2014 Center for Rural Affairs Fact Sheets and Database on Transmission Line Projects

 Lu Nelsen, Center for Rural Affairs, lucasn@cfra.org or (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org(402) 687-2100 or (563) 581-2867

04/14/14 Central Nebraska to host Food Service Director Trainings - Helping others discover ways to serve fresh food to students

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766

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