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Release Date Contact(s)
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

05/20/2019 National community leadership training coming to Hastings

Gladys Godinez, community organizing associate, gladysg@cfra.org, 402.318.3689; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/07/2019 Explore beekeeping class set in Macy

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

05/06/2019 Community conversation on water quality set in Mount Vernon

Kayla Bergman, policy associate, kaylab@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1034; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016.

05/03/2019 Community conversation on Iowa water quality set in Oakland

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

05/01/2019 Beekeeping program launches in Nebraska

Kirstin Bailey, project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; Sheldon Brummel, Master Beekeeping Project coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 402.472.8378, unlbeelab@unl.edu; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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