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Release Date Contact(s)
05/25/2017 Register for Answering the Call by June 14 Conference features free resources and connections for veterans in farming

Jordan Rasmussen, policy program associate, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/23/2017 Free online marketing strategies for small businesses offered in June; Classes offered in Valentine and Ainsworth

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/23/2017 President's 2018 budget undercuts rural communities

Anna Johnson, policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/22/2017 Lycka Till to be unveiled Saturday night in Oakland

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.7946; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/11/2017 Rural America deserves a champion: Center for Rural Affairs asks Sec. Perdue not to eliminate the position of Undersecretary for Rural Development

Anna Johnson, policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/01/2017 Free conference available to veteran farmers, Answering the Call highlights financial resources and land access

Paige Dietrich, policy program associate, paiged@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/28/2017 Free QuickBooks training offered to small business owners

Juan Sandoval, Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/25/2017 Newly released white paper examines agricultural property taxes in Nebraska

Jordan Rasmussen, policy program associate, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/24/2017 REAP Women’s Business Center hosts Nebraska InnovateHER 2017 Challenge

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/14/2017 Coalition Says Tax Reform Bills Fail to Meet Group’s Principles

Jordan Rasmussen, policy program associate, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032

04/18/2017 Tax legislation to be examined at town hall forum

Paige Dietrich, policy program assistant, paiged@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/13/2017 Center for Rural Affairs opposes budget bill: Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa Flood Center are on the chopping block

Stephanie Enloe, policy program associate, stephaniee@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/10/2017 Renewal signup is underway for expiring conservation stewardship program contracts

Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/07/2017 Center for Rural Affairs executive director honored for 10 years of employment

Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1015; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/06/2017 Rebuild Nebraska responds to LB 461 advancement

Jordan Rasmussen, Center for Rural Affairs, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032;
Amber Hansen, Community Action of Nebraska, 402.471.3714;
Ann Hunter-Pirtle, Stand for Schools, 402.413.0162; or 
Rhea Landholm, Center for Rural Affairs communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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