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Date: 12/3/2012

Title: NCBA's Cattlemen to Cattlemen Celebrates 300th Show Live from Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON – NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen goes live from the nation’s capital to celebrate its 300th episode on Tues., Dec. 4, at 8:30 p.m. EST on RFD-TV. This special live show will feature interviews with past and present leaders of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), as well as interviews with members of Congress. Viewers will also learn about the show’s history and get an inside look at the hard work it takes to execute the program each week.

Host Kevin Ochsner will facilitate discussions with Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-Calif.), both members of the House Agriculture Committee. NCBA President J.D. Alexander will talk about his time serving as a volunteer leader, and NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs Colin Woodall will share what NCBA is doing to make sure the voices of cattlemen and women are heard loud and clear in Washington, D.C.

“The decisions made in Washington are crucial to the success of cattle operations across the country, and I can’t think of a better place to celebrate our 300th episode than our nation’s capital,” said Ochsner. “Not only will we be talking with Members of Congress about the political climate in Washington, D.C., we’ll also be giving viewers a unique look at what really goes on behind the scenes of NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen.”

The program will be broadcast again on RFD-TV Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. EST and Sat., Dec. 8, 2012, at 9 a.m. EST. In addition, all episodes of NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen are available on the program’s website. The program is also on Facebook and can be followed on Twitter.NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen is an award-winning program providing information on the U.S. beef cattle industry since February 2007. Sponsors of the program include Purina Mills; John Deere; Pfizer Animal Health; Merck Animal Health; Dow AgroSciences; Bayer Animal Health; and New Holland.


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