Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
12/12/2007 MarketPlace: Opening Doors to Success; Joy Marshall, joym@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 614- 5558
02/18/2008 Deadline Approaching for Farmers Market Promotion Grants Contact: Mike Heavrin, mikeh@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1008
02/15/2008 March 31 Application Deadline for Value-Added Producer Grants Mike Heavrin, mikeh@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1008
02/15/2008 Center for Rural Affairs Joins “Opportunity@Work” Initiative Jon Bailey, Center for Rural Affairs, jonb@cfra.org (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013 or, Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs, kimp@cfra.org (402) 687-2103 ext. 1022
02/11/2008 False Reform in the 2007 Farm Bill Dan Owens, dano@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1017
02/08/2008 Hearing for the Initiative 300 Replacement, LB 1174 John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010 Dan Owens, dano@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1017
02/05/2008 Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Return from D.C. Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1016 John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
01/28/2008 Hispanic Sessions to Cater to Hispanic Entrepreneurs Adriana Dungan, adungan@msn.com Phone: (402) 494-1013 Joy Marshall, joym@cfra.org Phone: (402) 614-5558 or – Elisha Greeley Smith, elishas@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
01/28/2008 Survey to Assess Needs of Rural Nebraska Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Jeff Reynolds, jeffr@alltel.net, Phone: (402) 656-3091 Dena Beck, denab@gtmc.net, Phone: (308) 528-0060
01/25/2008 Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Gather in D.C. Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1016 John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010 Steve Schwartz, steve@californiafarmlink.org Phone: (707)-217-5603
01/18/2008 Spanish Business Plan Training in South Sioux City, NE Adriana Dungan, adungan@msn.com Phone: (402) 494-1013 or – Elisha Smith,elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
01/14/2008 REAP to Present at Imperial “Planning for Business Success” Event Dena Beck, denabeck@gtmc.net Phone: (308) 528-0060 or – Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
12/14/2007 Center for Rural Affairs Calls Senate Farm Bill “Fatally Flawed” Contact: Dan Owens, dano@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1017
Or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
12/13/2007 Farm State Senators Vote Against Family Farmers Chuck Hassebrook, chuckh@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1018
Or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
12/13/2007 Senate Rejects Dorgan-Grassley Farm Payment Limits Reform Chuck Hassebrook, chuckh@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1018
Or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

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