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Release Date Contact(s)
07/13/2018 Food truck rumble hits Norfolk streets on July 20

Veronica Spindola, Latino loan specialist, veronicas@cfra.org, 402.942.1113; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

07/13/2018 Veteran Learning Circle series set

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

07/10/2018 More than 800 Midwest farmers surveyed on conservation, results discussed in report

Cora Fox, policy program associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Anna Johnson, senior policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

07/09/2018 Online marketing workshop set for July 24 in Center

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center interim 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

07/07/2018 23 groups sign letter urging Congress to invest in rural business

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

07/06/2018 Women's entrepreneur class set in Lyons

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center interim 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

07/06/2018 Free employee hiring session to be held in O'Neill

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center interim 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

07/02/2018 Donnell named director of Rural Enterprise Assistance Project

Laurie Donnell, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP), lauried@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1026; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

06/28/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: Senate farm bill takes steps to level playing field for family farms

Anna Johnson, senior policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/21/2018 House passes farm bill on second try, undermining rural America

Anna Johnson, senior policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Cody Smith, policy assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016

06/14/2018 Farming field day trainings set in Lincoln

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

06/13/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: farm bill passed by Senate Agriculture Committee is a mixed bag

Anna Johnson, senior policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/13/2018 Certification training features cleaning industry best practices

Griselda Rendon, 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

06/11/2018 Workforce is top concern for South Dakota businesses, according to report

Dr. Patricia Ahmed, South Dakota State University, 605.688.4132, patricia.ahmed@sdstate.edu; Rhea Landholm, Center for Rural Affairs brand marketing and communications manager, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025, rheal@cfra.org

06/08/2018 Center for Rural Affairs: Senate farm bill is promising, but has concerns

Anna Johnson, policy associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

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