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Release Date Contact(s)
02/18/2019 Chappell couple recognized with entrepreneur award

Anthony Gurrola, loan specialist, anthonyg@cfra.org, 308.631.0157; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/18/2019 Performance and discussion in Iowa City 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

02/15/2019 Barreras to receive Center for Rural Affairs award

Johnathan Hladik, 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

02/15/2019 Brooks to receive Latino Business Center Entrepreneur Award

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

02/15/2019 Campos to be honored with REAP Latino Business Center Partner Award

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

02/15/2019 Nutt to receive Women's Business Center Entrepreneur Award

Craig Eberle, loan specialist, craige@cfra.org, 402.736.4417; Kim Preston, 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

02/15/2019 Local food champions to receive Center for Rural Affairs award

Wyatt Fraas, Farm and Community Program assistant director, wyattf@cfra.org, 402.254.6893; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/15/2019 Paxton to be honored with REAP Friend Award

Gene Rahn, senior loan specialist, gener@cfra.org, 402.925.2920; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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

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