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.

NEBRASKA CITY, 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...
  • Farm and Food
LYONS, NEBRASKA — Affecting not only physical, but mental and emotional well-being, oral health is a critical and complex issue that spans beyond straight teeth and a white smile, according to a white...
  • Rural Health
LYONS, NEBRASKA— The Center for Rural Affairs is offering a robust slate of recommendations for programs covered under the 2018 farm bill as part of a white paper released today. “Conservation for...
  • Farm and Food
PONCA, NEBRASKA—Community members are invited to a conversation about legislative issues on Monday, Nov. 25, in Ponca, Nebraska. Hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, this free event will be held...
  • Small Towns
HASTINGS, NEBRASKA – Si tu sueño es ser dueño de un negocio de alimentos estas invitado a tomar lugar en la mesa redonda con expertos locales capacitados en comenzar negocios, el lunes 18 de noviembre...
  • 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
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
NORFOLK, NEBRASKA – Si tu sueño es ser dueño de un negocio de alimentos estas invitado a tomar lugar en la mesa redonda con expertos locales capacitados en comenzar negocios, el jueves 14 de noviembre...
  • Small Towns
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
NEBRASKA CITY, NEBRASKA – Si tu sueño es ser dueño de un negocio de alimentos estas invitado a tomar lugar en la mesa redonda con expertos locales capacitados en comenzar negocios, el lunes 11 de...
  • 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
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
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA – Si tu sueño es ser dueño de un negocio de alimentos estas invitado a tomar lugar en la mesa redonda con expertos locales capacitados en comenzar negocios, el lunes 4 de noviembre...
  • 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. “Cultural Connect Week...
  • 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
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
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
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