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01/16/2018 Rural Nebraska's low food assistance enrollment examined in white paper

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 

01/10/2018 Marketing is top concern for Kansas small business, according to report

Adrienne Vallejo-Foster, executive director, Kansas Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission, Adrienne.Foster@ks.gov, 785.296.2161; Dena R. Beck, senior project leader and loan specialist, Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) and Rural Investment Corporation, denab@cfra.org, 308.528.0060; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/082018 Rural Investment Corporation awarded grant from CDFI Fund

Brian Depew, 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

01/05/2018 Online marketing workshop set for Jan. 29 in West Point

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

01/02/2018 Proposed credit benefits veterans looking to start farming

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

12/08/2017 Center for Rural Affairs releases 2018 farm bill platform

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

12/06/2017 Nearly 30 Iowa farmers sign conservation and crop insurance letter

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

12/01/2017 Bradshaw native to serve small businesses in east central Nebraska

Craig Eberle, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, craige@cfra.org, 402.736.4417; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/27/2017 Iowa residents meet with legislators in Washington

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

11/27/2017 Pretty Prairie farmer talks conservation in Washington

Jim French, senior advisor/consultant, jimf@cfra.org, 620.200.0260; 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

11/21/2017 Santee Sioux people lack access to healthy foods, according to report

Wyatt Fraas, Farm and Community program assistant director, wyattf@cfra.org, 402.254.6893; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/13/2017 Unique holiday gifts available from the Omaha Reservation: Handmade items featured at Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

Suzi French, community foods specialist, suzif@cfra.org, 402.922.1064; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

11/13/2017 Women's Learning Circle series wraps up in Lincoln

Contact: 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

11/13/2017 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Wood River

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

11/10/2017 Beginning farmers and ranchers benefit from act introduced this week in Congress

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 

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