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Release Date Contact(s)
02/13/2019 Business Plan Basics offered in Spanish

Griselda Rendon, Center for Rural Affairs Latino loan specialist, griseldar@cfra.org, 308.850.4820; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/13/2019 Women landowners connecting to resources leads to more profitability

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/12/2019 Iowa farmers cite threat of regulation as top water quality concern

Katie Rock, policy associate, katier@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1030; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/12/2019 Nearly $13 million in tax revenue generated from wind projects in Minnesota

Lu Nelsen, policy associate, lucasn@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1022; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/11/2019 Performance and discussion in Fairfield focuses on farmland transfer

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/08/2019 Performance and discussion in Brownville focuses on farmland transfer

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

02/08/2019 Performance and discussion in Ord focuses on farmland transfer

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

02/08/2019 Legislation to encourage investments in clean energy

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

02/06/2019 Report is first step in making Nebraska more food secure

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/04/2019 Advanced QuickBooks training event scheduled in Lyons

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

01/31/2019 Legislative Wake-up forum scheduled

Katie Rock, policy associate, katier@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1030; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/30/2019 Small construction business workshop offered in Spanish/Taller Educativo para Negocios de Construcción en Español

Griselda Rendon, Center for Rural Affairs Latino loan specialist, griseldar@cfra.org, 308.850.4820; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/29/2019 Nebraska rural, small businesses get a boost from Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital program

Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1015; Rhea Landholm, Center for Rural Affairs brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025; or Julie Fogerson, Wells Fargo communications advisor, 208.570.3037

01/23/2019 Help available on new crop insurance options

Anna Johnson, policy manager, annaj@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1027; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/22/2019 Nebraska Legislature relies on flawed data to allocate broadband funding

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

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