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The Center for Rural Affairs, a private, non-profit organization, is working to strengthen small businesses, family farms and ranches, and rural communities. Permission to reprint items from this web log is hereby granted, on the condition that clear credit is given to the original source of the material. If the blog provides information for a story, please let us know by sending an email to johnc@cfra.org.

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

May 19, 2005 – Congressional Briefing on Four Key USDA Grant Programs

-- from the desk of Marie Powell, Communications Associate
Center for Rural Affairs

April 26, 2005

YOU ARE INVITED to a Center for Rural Affairs briefing in Washington DC on May 19, 2005. The briefing will share the results of a study ranking four key agricultural research, marketing, and business enterprise development programs for how well they are serving family farms and rural communities.

Times and locations are listed below.

11:00 a.m. to Noon, IOWA House Briefing House Agriculture Committee Briefing Room, 1300 Longworth House office building

Noon to 1:00 p.m., GENERAL House Briefing House Agriculture Committee Briefing Room, 1300 Longworth House office building

2:00 to 3:00 p.m., IOWA Senate Briefing 328-A Russell Senate Office Building

3:00 to 4:00 p.m., GENERAL Senate Briefing 328-A Russell Senate Office Building

SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Kim Leval, Senior Policy Analyst, and Amanda Tuttle, Project Assistant, Center for Rural Affairs

For more information, contact Kim Leval at (402) 870-0658 or kimleval@qwest.net.

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