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Center for Rural Affairs November and December 2016 Newsletter

Since its inception, the Center for Rural Affairs has chosen to advance a set of values that reflect the best of rural America.

This month’s newsletter focuses on “CONSCIENCE that balances self-interest with an obligation to the common good and future generations.”

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Practical Guide to Common Sandhills Conservation Practices

This guide is a simple tool for landowners in the Sandhills region of Nebraska. It provides information on the most common conservation practices used by landowners in Nebraska’s Sandhills; the general benefits of such practices for landowners, grassland birds and other species; as well as some funding sources for such practices.

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More than 2 million Americans are unable to access health insurance

Meet Blair Nelson. She recently went to the doctor for a physical and was forced to pay out of pocket, which took away money she had already allocated for other household bills.

Blair is a student, works part-time, and is one of more than 2.6 million American adults who are unable to access health insurance because she falls into the coverage gap. She makes too much income to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to be eligible for the tax credits that make private health insurance affordable.

2016 Rural Enterprise Reporter

The Rural Enterprise Reporter is published annually by Rural Enterprise Assistance Project of the Center for Rural Affairs. It reviews activities over the past year. Scroll down to download the .pdf version.

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