Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
01/12/2017 Free QuickBooks training set in Laurel

Juan Sandoval,, 402.371.7786
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/12/2017 Rebuild Nebraska Responds to Governor’s Tax Reform Ideas

Jordan Rasmussen,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032,
Johnathan Hladik,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1028,
or Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/11/2017 Center for Rural Affairs offers Business Plan Basics Training for small business

Monica Braun,, 402.643.2673 
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/06/2017 Practical Guide to Sandhills Conservation now available

Becky Keim,, 402.269.8170
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/05/2017 Women landowners invited to one-day workshop

Becky Keim, project organizer,, 402.269.8170
Glen Ready, policy program assistant,, 402.687.2100 ext 1011
Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/04/2017 Rural Food Business Toolkit now available

Sandra Renner,, 402.320.3444
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/03/2017 Taller para el Agricultor Emergente enfoque en el negocio y producción

Kirstin Bailey,, 402.367.8989
Lucia Schulz,, 402.750.5727 (Para preguntas en español)
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/03/2017 Growing Farmers Workshop focuses on business and production

Kirstin Bailey,, 402.367.8989
Lucia Schulz,, 402.750.5727 (Spanish inquiries)
Rhea Landholm,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

12/14/2016 Center for Rural Affairs Applauds Long-Awaited Farmer Fair Practice Rules

Anna Johnson,, (515) 329-0172
Johnathan Hladik,, (402) 687-2100 x 1028

12/05/2016 Lack of Capital & Marketing Top Concerns for Small Businesses

Dena R. Beck,, (308) 528-0060

10/28/2016 Rebuild Nebraska Responds to Forecasting Board Results - Members urge lawmakers to make thoughtful decisions amid overall budget shortfall

Brian Hanson,, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1012
Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100

10/27/2016 Center for Rural Affairs seeking CRP-TIP participants and input on implementation

Anna Johnson,, (515) 329-0172 or
Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100 

10/20/2016 Talking About Nebraska’s Energy Future - Community Conversation to be held in Valentine, Nebraska

Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100


10/05/2016 Sales Acceleration Workshops for Small Business and Entrepreneurs in collaboration with Nebraska Revenue

Griselda Rendon, Center for Rural Affairs,, Phone: (308) 850-4820
Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100

10/05/2016 Celebrate Nebraska Farm to School Month in October - Nearly 200,000 Nebraska Students Participate in Farm to School activities

Center for Rural Affairs (402) 687-2100