Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
10/30/2015 Crucial Votes on Clean Water Approaching - Center for Rural Affairs urges Congress to protect Clean Water Act

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
 
 

10/27/2015 Budget Deal has Implications for Agriculture

Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
 

10/26/2015 Unveiling of Public Artworks in Northeastern Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs invites public to attend unique regional art events

Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.or, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/13/2015 October is Farm to School Month in Nebraska - Farm to School Webinars offered this fall focus on bringing Nebraska-grown foods to Schools

Sarah Smith, sarahs@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Nebraska Farm to School Lead, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
 
 

11/20/2014 Farmers and Ranchers Participate in Week of Action on Climate Change - Midwest organizations partner with farmers and ranchers on climate actions

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, Center for Rural Affairs, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone:(402) 687-2103 ext. 1022
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/13/2015 Fortenberry Speaks to Students at Norris Public Schools - Congressman also joins Students for Celebration of Farm to School Month

Sarah Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Farm to School Lead, sarahs@cfra.org, Phone: (307) 321-9766
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/06/2015 Town Hall Meeting with Nebraska State Senator Williams - Center for Rural Affairs invites discussion on issues that impact low income families and New Americans

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100 ext 1032
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

09/21/2015 Stories of This Place: Poetry and Folklore of Northeastern Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs invites area residents to attend unique regional cultural event

Kat Shiffler, kats@cfra.or, (402) 470-7639
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.or, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

09/15/2015 Town Hall Meetings with Nebraska State Senators - Center for Rural Affairs invites discussion on issues that impact low income families and New Americans

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100 ext 1032
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

09/14/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Rural Investment Corp. awarded $123,000 from US CDFI Fund U.S. Treasury awards $202 million to CDFIs to spur economic growth in low-income urban, rural, and native communities

Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
or Jeff Reynolds, jeffr@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 656-3091

08/28/2015 WOTUS Rule Implemented in 37 States - Center for Rural Affairs reacts to WOTUS decision

Johnathan Hladik, johnathanh@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1028
Or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
 
 

08/27/2015 Center for Rural Affairs REAP Celebrates Eight Years in Broken Bow

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

08/25/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Welcomes Griselda Rendon

Juan E. Sandoval, juans@cfra.org, (402)  371-7786
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

08/17/2015 Town Hall Meeting with Nebraska State Senators

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100 ext 1032
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010

08/10/2015 Nationally Renowned food policy expert to discuss Food Policy Issues - Center for Rural Affairs presents Food Policy Opportunities for Nebraska: Growing Healthy Food Systems

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

 

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