Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
07/06/2020 Center for Rural Affairs applauds bipartisan leadership for carbon market legislation

Kayla Bergman, policy associate, kaylab@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1034; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

06/30/2020 Center releases guide to cover crop cost-share programs in Iowa

Contact: Kayla Bergman, policy associate, kaylab@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1034; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

07/26/2020 Online small business trainings set for July

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/24/2020 Newly released white paper addresses crop insurance access 

Contact: Anna Johnson, policy manager, annaj@cfra.org,  402.687.2100 ext. 1027; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

06/19/2020 White paper examines commonalities, differences in wind energy

Contact: Lu Nelsen, policy associate, lucasn@cfra.org,  402.687.2100 ext. 1022; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/18/2020 La decisión de DACA beneficia a las comunidades rurales

Johnathan Hladik, director de política, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; Rhea Landholm, gerente de mercadotecnia de marca y comunicaciones, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025; o Teresa Hoffman, asociada de comunicaciones de políticas, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012

06/18/2020 DACA decision benefits rural communities

Johnathan Hladik, policy director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025; or Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012

06/17/2020 Catastrophe and emergency readiness course offered online

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/09/2020 Virtual Women's Learning Circle focuses on prairie restoration

Erin Schoenberg, project associate, erins@cfra.org, 402.499.2781; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/01/2020 Three COVID-19 preparedness courses offered online

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/29/2020 Virtual field day to feature information about cost share for cover crops in Iowa

Kate Hansen, policy assistant, kateh@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100, ext. 1012;or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/20/2020 COVID-19 strategic planning course offered online/Curso de Planeación Estratégica COVID-19 ofrecido en línea

Jessica Campos, Women's Business Center director, jessicac@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/19/2020 Video marketing class set for June

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/18/2020 Online training session set on how to create a business plan/Sesión de entrenamiento en línea sobre cómo crear un plan de negocios

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

05/06/2020 Groups call on Congress to treat rural, urban businesses equally

Contact: Contact: Johnathan Hladik, policy director, johnathanh@cfra.org , 402.687.2100 ext 1014; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100, ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing & communications manager,  rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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