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Release Date Contact(s)
04/17/2019 Performances in West Point and Norfolk focus 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

04/15/2019 Grants available for Iowa farmers impacted by flooding

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

04/12/2019 Conversation on Nebraska state policy set in Pender

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

04/10/2019 Free small business workshop set

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) business development consultant, mabelcraven@cox.net, 402.598.2731; Mohamed Warsame, 402.412.2424 or mohamedwarsame11@gmail.com; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/02/2019 Fact sheet explores common health concerns related to power lines

Lucas Nelsen, policy associate, lucasn@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1022; 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

04/01/2019 Delayed timeline for Medicaid expansion undercuts rural hospitals and communities

Johnathan Hladik, policy director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1028; Jordan Rasmussen, policy manager, jordanr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/01/2019 Free workshops scheduled for Latino beginning farmers/Talleres gratuitos programados para agricultores principiantes Latinos

Lucia Schulz, project assistant, lucias@cfra.org, 402.750.5727; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/28/2019 Two-session course offered on creating a business plan

Nancy Flock, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, nancyf@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; 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

03/26/2019 Small business workshop offered in Spanish/Taller en español sobre pequeños negocios

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs business development consultant, mabelcraven@cox.net, 402.598.2731; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/26/2019 Childcare business workshop offered in Spanish/Taller en español sobre el negocio de guarderías

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs business development consultant, mabelcraven@cox.net, 402.598.2731; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/22/2019 Performance and discussion in Waterloo 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

03/22/2019 Performance and discussion in Okoboji 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

03/22/2019 Business owners, entrepreneurs invited to free consultations

Nancy Flock, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, nancyf@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/20/2019 President's budget ignores needs of rural America

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

03/18/2019 Advanced QuickBooks training scheduled in Stromsburg

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

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