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05/10/2018 Women's learning circle and farm tour set for June 1 near Blair

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/09/2018 Women's Business Center gets new interim director

Kim Preston, interim REAP Women's Business Center director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/07/2018 Military veteran farm tour scheduled for May 24 in Lincoln area

Jordan Rasmussen, policy 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

05/03/2018 Senate District 25 candidate forum set for May 23

Katie Rock, policy associate, katier@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/02/2018 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Falls City

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Interim Women's Business Center director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/23/2018 Center for Rural Affairs Board endorses Medicaid expansion ballot campaign

Jordan Rasmussen, policy 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

04/18/2018 House passes farm bill version that undermines rural America

Anna Johnson, policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; Emilee Pease, executive assistant, emileep@cfra.org 402.687.2100 ext 1017; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/17/2018 Depew named local economy fellow

Brian Depew, executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1015; Emilee Pease, executive assistant, emileep@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1017;  or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/16/2018 Business Plan Basics offered to entrepreneurs in Cozad

Nancy Flock, southwest loan specialist, nancyf@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/13/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: Farm bill first draft makes the wrong sweeping change

Anna Johnson, policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; Emilee Pease, executive assistant, emileep@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1017; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/11/2018 Small business workshop offered in Spanish/ Taller para pequeños negocios será ofrecido en español

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) business development consultant, mabelcraven@cox.net, 402.598.2731; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/10/2018 Latest seed merger is a blow to family farmers and ranchers

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

04/09/2018 Rural and urban Nebraskans lose out on property tax relief: State lawmakers skip debate on three property tax reform bills on Monday

Jordan Rasmussen, policy 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

04/05/2018 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Superior

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

04/04/2018 Women Caring for the Land meeting to take place in Dakota City

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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