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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

06/06/2018 Business ownership workshop set in Lincoln

Kim Preston, 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

06/06/2018 Swalley selected for leadership institute

Lizzie Swalley, community foods specialist, lizs@cfra.org, 605.857.1063; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

06/05/2018 Formation of Nebraska Food Council leads to statewide food assessment

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

05/29/2018 Nebraska farmers urge Senate to fund conservation in the farm bill

Cora Fox, policy program 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

05/18/2018 Farm bill fails to pass House; rural America wins, for now

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

05/17/2018 QuickBooks training scheduled in Tilden

Kim Preston, interim director Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/16/2018 Kansas farmers urge Senate to fund conservation in the farm bill

Jim French, senior advisor/consultant, jimf@cfra.org, 620.200.0260; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/15/2018 Organic farming is growing in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska, supported by the farm bill

Cora Fox, policy program 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

05/14/2018 Center for Rural Affairs receives grant from Newman's Own Foundation

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community Program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.7946; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/10/2018 QuickBooks training offered to Holt County business owners

Kim Preston, 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

05/10/2018 Women's learning circle and farm tour set for June 1 near Blair

Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/09/2018 Women's Business Center gets new interim director

Kim Preston, interim 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

05/07/2018 Military veteran farm tour scheduled for May 24 in Lincoln area

Jordan Rasmussen, policy associate, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/03/2018 Senate District 25 candidate forum set for May 23

Katie Rock, policy associate, katier@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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