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03/19/2018 GROW Act strengthens conservation programs

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

03/16/2018 Aspiring small business owners are invited to workshop offered in Spanish / Aspirantes a ser dueños de negocios están invitados a un taller ofrecido en español

Contact: Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) 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

03/15/2018 Nine awards presented at Center for Rural Affairs dinner

Contact: Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/13/2018 Marketing workshop offered to small business owners in Burwell

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/07/2018 Farmers from Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska talk farm bill in Washington D.C.

Anna Johnson, 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

03/07/2018 Veteran Farmer Conference registration deadline is March 16

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

03/06/2018 Women who own or manage land are invited to conversations in Omaha and Council Bluffs

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.5349; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/26/2018 Center for Rural Affairs releases wind energy ordinance guide for local officials

Lu Nelsen, policy program 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

02/22/2018 Women Entrepreneur Conference registration is now open

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2018 Marquez chosen as Latino Business Center Entrepreneur of the Year

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

02/14/2018 Kirkpatricks named Women’s Business Center Entrepreneurs of the Year

Dena Beck, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) senior project leader and south central loan specialist, denab@cfra.org, 308.528.0060; Monica Braun, REAP Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2018 Bennett honored as REAP Friend of the Year

Dena Beck, senior project leader and south central loan specialist, denab@cfra.org, 308.528.0060; 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

02/14/2018 Glaesemann named Entrepreneur of the Year

Janelle Moran, southeast loan specialist, janellem@cfra.org, 402.335.3675; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2018 Fremont couple to receive Center for Rural Affairs award

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

02/14/2018 Harding recognized with Center for Rural Affairs award

Johnathan Hladik, Center for Rural Affairs policy program 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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