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Release Date Contact(s)
07/09/2019 Solar industry has created hundreds of jobs in South Dakota

Heidi Kolbeck-Urlacher, policy assistant, heidiku@cfra.org, 605.240.0039; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

07/02/2019 Strategic planning workshop offered in Spanish

Anthony Gurrola, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Latino loan specialist, anthonyg@cfra.org, 308.631.0157; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

06/26/2019 Microbusiness training series offered in Lincoln/Serie de entrenamiento para micronegocios ofrecido en Lincoln

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs 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

06/24/2019 New fact sheets analyze environmental impacts of renewable energy

Johnathan Hladik, policy director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1028; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

06/21/2019 Free small business marketing class set in O'Neill

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (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

06/19/2019 Farm tours offered in Grand Island and Lincoln areas

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

06/18/2019 Small business trainings set for West Point

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (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

06/17/2019 U.S. coal plants could be replaced by renewable energy, report finds

Erik Hatlestad, energy democracy program director of CURE, erik@cureriver.org, 320.905.1543; Liz Veazey, network director of We Own It, liz@weown.it, 919.619.5964; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager of Center for Rural Affairs, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/05/2019 Grants available for Iowa farmers impacted by flooding

Cora Fox, policy associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/04/2019 Family day scheduled in Nebraska City

Jordan Feyerherm, project associate, jordanf@cfra.org, 402.580.1516; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/03/2019 Community conversation on state policy set in Geneva

Jordan Rasmussen, policy manager, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/29/2019 Explore beekeeping classes set in Grand Island/Clase de explorar apicultura en Grand Island

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

05/24/2019 Fact sheets highlight impact of Medicaid expansion in rural Nebraska

Jordan Rasmussen, policy manager, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

05/22/2019 Explore beekeeping classes set in Schuyler/Clase de explorar apicultura en Schuyler

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

05/20/2019 Veteran farmers invited to barbecue

Cora Fox, policy associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

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