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CREE Attends National Conference

CREE Attends National Conference

This past June, the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) was recognized for outstanding communication research and practice at a national conference. The Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) provides opportunities for networking and professional development to...

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CREE Graduate Assistant Accepts New Position at CareSource

CREE Graduate Assistant Accepts New Position at CareSource

Meredith Oglesby began working with CREE during the Fall of 2020 and has recently accepted a new position as a Content Strategist at CareSource in Dayton, Ohio. Congratulations, Meredith!  Meredith will be writing and reviewing member materials for the Medicare plans as a part of the member...

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Agriculture E-commerce Kinetic Typography Video Series

Agriculture E-commerce Kinetic Typography Video Series

As a source of knowledge on new and social media marketing for agribusinesses, The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) has developed a series of educational videos that highlight key research findings on agriculture e-commerce. Unlike traditional videos that include a talking head or...

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How to Market in a Digital Era: Key Personnel

How to Market in a Digital Era: Key Personnel

The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) along with partners have worked to create a marketing manual to help the agriculture sector develop a successful marketing plan. Read below to learn more about the individuals that helped make this project a success.  Trent...

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Employee Spotlight: Meredith Oglesby

Employee Spotlight: Meredith Oglesby

The efforts at Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) are supported by many staff members and students that specialize in the areas of research, communications, design, and more. Learn more about these staff members and students who work hard to help advance the CREE mission!  MEREDITH...

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Lessons from COVID-19: Advisory Board and Contributors

Lessons from COVID-19: Advisory Board and Contributors

Many individuals have contributed valuable guidance along the way as this project developed. Learn more about them below.Advisory Board MembersLauren Gwin, Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems, Oregon State University Robin Safley, Feeding Florida: Florida’s Food Bank Network John...

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Lessons from COVID-19: Key Personnel

Lessons from COVID-19: Key Personnel

The Lessons From COVID-19 Grant is supported by a multiple regions and multiple insitutions. Read below to learn more about the individuals that helped make this project a success. University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesDr. Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, PI, Professor, Applied Economics, 50%-research and...

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CREE Goes to NACS

CREE Goes to NACS

In early February, CREE attended the 2022 National Agricultural Communications Symposium (NACS) to present various research projects associated with The Center. Read below to learn more about the research that was presented. Giving Graciously: Determining Motivations and Barriers to Volunteer...

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Employee Spotlight: Aly Morrison

Employee Spotlight: Aly Morrison

The efforts at Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) are supported by many staff members and students that specialize in the areas of research, communications, design, and more. Learn more about these staff members and students who work hard to help advance the CREE mission! ALY MORRISON...

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Instagram Story Links: What they are and How to Use Them

Instagram Story Links: What they are and How to Use Them

To expand users’ ability to create, share, and educate, Instagram recently expanded the ‘Link Sticker’ option to all Instagram users, regardless of account size. That means that now anyone with an Instagram account can add links to their Instagram stories. In the past, using links was limited to...

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