Press Releases

We are committed to keeping the issues facing rural America in the news media. Here you'll find news on the work we do on public policy, farming and ranching, small businesses, and rural communities.

HASTINGS, NEBRASKA – Aspiring food business owners are invited to a free panel discussion on Monday, Nov. 18, in Hastings. This event will be presented in both Spanish and English, and is sponsored by...
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
LAUREL AND HARTINGTON, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs and business owners in Laurel and Hartington are invited to four workshops focused on QuickBooks for small business. These free events are sponsored by...
  • Small Business
SUPERIOR, NEBRASKA – A QuickBooks Online workshop will be offered to local entrepreneurs and business owners in the Superior area on Monday, Nov. 18. This event is sponsored by the Center for Rural...
  • Small Business
NORFOLK, NEBRASKA – Aspiring food business owners are invited to a free panel discussion on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Norfolk. This event will be presented in both Spanish and English, and is sponsored by...
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA – Aspiring food business owners are invited to a free panel discussion on Monday, Nov. 4, in Columbus. This event will be presented in both Spanish and English, and is sponsored by...
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
NEBRASKA CITY, NEBRASKA – Aspiring food business owners are invited to a free panel discussion on Monday, Nov. 11, in Nebraska City. This event will be presented in both Spanish and English, and is...
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
HASTINGS, NEBRASKA – Community leaders have teamed up to plan a week of events to celebrate the diversity of Hastings and the 10th anniversary of the Hastings Cultural Festival.
  • Small Towns
PIERCE, NEBRASKA – An Advanced QuickBooks workshop will be offered to local entrepreneurs and business owners on Thursday, Nov. 14. This event is sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs and Pierce...
  • Small Business
ORD, NEBRASKA – The Center for Rural Affairs is hosting a free workshop for aspiring farmers, people who own or co-own more than 40 acres, may have inherited farmland, or are experiencing transition...
  • Farm and Food
WEST POINT, NEBRASKA – Small business owners and managers, aspiring business owners, and community partners are invited to Coffee Tables for the Burt and Cuming counties area. The networking event is...
  • Small Business
DAVID CITY, NEBRASKA – A QuickBooks Basics workshop will be offered to local entrepreneurs and business owners in the David City area on Wednesday, Nov. 6. This free event is sponsored by the Center...
  • Small Business
WAKEFIELD, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs and business owners in the Wakefield area are invited to a series of workshops focused on small business training. These free events are sponsored by the Center for...
  • Small Business
WEST POINT, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs and business owners in the West Point area are invited to a series of workshops focused on small business training. These free events are sponsored by the Center...
  • Small Business
NEBRASKA CITY, NEBRASKA – Prospective business owners are invited to learn about available resources at a free workshop offered in Spanish, organized by the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise...
  • Small Business
SCHUYLER, NEBRASKA – Business owners are invited to attend a free marketing workshop in Schuyler, organized by the Center for Rural Affairs and Schuyler Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Small Business
O'NEILL, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs and business owners in the O’Neill area are invited to two workshops focused on small business training. These free events are sponsored by the Center for Rural...
  • Small Business
PENDER, NEBRASKA – Small businesses and community leaders are invited to the first-ever Food + Art Conference: Growing Rural Businesses and Communities, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs.
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
SUPERIOR, NEBRASKA – A QuickBooks Basics workshop will be offered to local entrepreneurs and business owners on Wednesday, Oct. 9. This event is sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs and Superior...
  • Small Business
LYONS, NEBRASKA – Small business owners and managers, aspiring business owners, and community partners are invited to Coffee Tables for the Burt and Cuming counties area. The networking event is...
  • Small Business
TILDEN, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs and business owners in the Tilden area are invited to a workshop focused on Advanced Excel on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This free event is sponsored by...
  • Small Business