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Release Date Contact(s)
09/18/2017 $18 million available for Value-Added Producer Grants

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

09/10/2017 Business Plan Basics offered to entrepreneurs in Loup City

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

09/11/2017 Small business owners invited to Business Plan Basics workshop in Ogallala

Nancy Flock, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, nancyf@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

09/09/17 Tour public art in Decatur, Oakland, and Lyons on Sept. 30

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

09/07/2017 'Planning is key to success in business': Business Plan Basics to be held in Ainsworth beginning Sept. 21

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

08/27/2017 Conversation in Nebraska City gives community members a platform to share their voices

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

08/09/2017 Iowa farmers invited to share input on 2018 Farm Bill

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

08/09/2017 Women who own or manage land are invited to conversation: Registration deadline for ‘Caring for Our Land’ is Aug. 17

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

08/09/2017 Public event to feature Sen. Kolterman

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

07/21/2017 Public event set to talk taxes and sustaining vibrant communities

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

07/20/2017 Food truck rumble hits Norfolk streets on Aug. 4

Juan Sandoval, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) 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

07/19/2017 August learning circle dates announced for women farmer series, Educational and networking sessions in eastern Nebraska

Kirstin Bailey, project organizer, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025 

07/12/17 Winner announced in 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

06/26/2017 Native American art work and local food featured at Santee Farmers Market

Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025
 

06/23/2017 Omaha Nation Farmers Market kicks off fourth season

Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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