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Sharon Spenrath
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TCW Legislative/Issues Awareness Chair

For Immediate Release

Contact: Joe Schuele 303/850-3360 [email protected]

Tanya Augustson 202/347-0228 [email protected]

NCBA to Hold Satellite Forum on Canadian Trade Issues

Denver (April 8, 2005) -- The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) will hold a Satellite Forum on RFD-TV on Thursday, April 21 from 10 to 11 p.m. Eastern Time (9 p.m. CT, 8 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. PT), to update cattlemen on recent NCBA actions and international trade developments, including trade with Canada.

NCBA President Jim McAdams, a cattleman from Adkins, Texas, International Markets Committee Chairman Jamie Willrett, a cattleman from Malta, Ill., and Dr. Gary Weber, NCBA Executive Director of Regulatory Affairs, will comprise the panel discussing trade with Canada and other nations in the post-BSE global market. NCBA will share information and take questions and comments from viewers.

The 60-minute Satellite Forum will broadcast live on RFD-TV, which reaches more than 26 million homes. This is the seventh Satellite Forum that NCBA has held to communicate with cattlemen on important issues facing the industry. Cattlemen from around the nation may call in to a telephone number provided on-screen to speak to the NCBA representatives.

The live RFD-TV broadcast may be viewed on:

DISH Network Satellite Channel 9409
DirecTV Satellite Channel 379
MediaCom Cable Systems, Check Local Listings
NCTC Cable Systems, Check Local Listings

Repeats of the program will air on RFD-TV on Friday, April 22 at 7 a.m. ET and 1 p.m. ET, as well as Sunday, April 24 at 6 p.m. ET.

During the initial live broadcast, NCBA staff will also be standing by to take calls for information about NCBA initiatives and membership. The NCBA membership toll-free number is 1-866-BEEF-USA.


The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) is the largest organization representing America's cattle industry. Initiated in 1898, NCBA is the industry leader in education, influencing public policy to improve producer profitability and in preserving the industry's heritage and future. Efforts are made possible through membership contributions. To join, contact NCBA at 1-866-BEEF-USA or [email protected].

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