Center News Releases

To be added to the Center for Rural Affairs media distribution list and receive our occasional press releases by email please contact Elisha Smith at elishas [at] cfra [dot] org. News releases are also available by RSS feed.

Release Date Contact(s)
07/27/2015 Discuss Nebraska’s Clean Energy Future - Community discussion to be held in Norfolk, Nebraska

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch; laurenk@cfra.org or, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1032
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

07/21/2015 Macy Farmers Market Kicks Off Season Friday - Uzhi Uthiwi (Garden Market) Macy Outdoor Market Friday, July 24

Dave Farley, davef@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-21003 ext 1007
 

07/20/2015 New Opportunities for Start-up Farmers and Ranchers - Center for Rural Affairs and Community CROPS visiting Nebraska county fairs

Erin Schoenberg, Center for Rural Affairs, erins@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 822-0066 or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

07/20/2015 Nebraska Women’s Learning Circle - women farmers or aspiring farmers welcome

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

07/16/2015 Federal Crop Insurance Gets Failing Grade - Center for Rural Affairs report card evaluates federally subsidized crop insurance

Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org,  (402) 687-2100
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100

07/15/2015 Beck and Sandoval Receive Certificate in Community Development Finance - Center for Rural Affairs REAP Loan Specialists Attend Community Development Finance Course

Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
or Dena Beck, denab@cfra.org, Phone: (308) 528-0060

07/15/2015 Unci Maka (GrandMother Earth) Public Market Returns July 25

Veronica Erenberg, veronicae@cfra.org, Phone: (267) 679-1251
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

07/10/2015 Farm Tours & Workshops Introduce Beginners to Farm & Ranch Opportunities in Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs hosting series to help beginning Latino farmers - Workshop and tour series delivered in Spanish

Erin Schoenberg, Center for Rural Affairs , erins@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 822-0066
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

07/08/2015 The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey - Author Reading & Book Signing Coming to Iowa and Nebraska

John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/25/2015 The Bottom Line: Medicaid Expansion a Fiscal Winner for Nebraska - Foregone Medicaid Dollars Tops $500 Million

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100 or (563) 581-2867 (cell)

 

06/25/2015 Supreme Court preserves Health Insurance Marketplaces - Center for Rural Affairs applauds Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act

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

06/18/2015 Pope Francis calls for Swift Action on Climate Change - Papal Encyclical discusses connection between faith, stewardship and action on climate change

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/18/2015 Coal Costs Go Beyond Electricity Bills - Center for Rural Affairs urges continued action on Sheldon Station Power Plant

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/17/2015 Stronger Health Care Infrastructure & Healthier Nebraskans: Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs report examines economic and income issues of expanding Medicaid

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

06/08/2015 Santee Garden and Market Project Is Up and Growing - Unci Maka (GrandMother Earth) Public Market Open House June 20

Veronica Erenberg, veronicae@cfra.org, Phone: (267) 679-1251
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

Pages