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Date: 1/28/2013

Title: NCBA's Cattlemen to Cattlemen Live Previews the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

DENVER – Want to learn more about the upcoming 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show taking place next week in Tampa, Fla.? Tune in as NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen goes live from Denver, Colo., on Tues., Jan. 29, at 8:30 p.m. EST on RFD-TV with all the latest information about the 115th Cattle Industry Convention. 

 This special live episode, sponsored by Merck Animal Health, will highlight all the big events happening in Tampa, plus give viewers an inside look at the beef cattle industry in the Sunshine State. Host Kevin Ochsner will discuss important meetings, as well as all the entertainment lined up for convention attendees, including the Cattlemen’s Beach Bash featuring The Beach Boys and the Gasparilla Pirate Fest.

In-studio guests will include: Kristin Torres, Executive Director of Meetings and Events; Dr. John Paterson, Executive Director of Producer Education; Kate Maher, Director of Membership, and Dr. Rick Sibbel, Technical Services Director for Merck Animal Health.

“We’re excited to give our viewers a sneak peek at all of the great events coming up at the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show,” said Ochsner. “If you’re in the cattle business, then you need to be in Tampa next week, and we want to make sure you have all the information you need for a great time with your fellow cattlemen and women.”

Viewers will also have the opportunity to register for convention, become an NCBA member and have all their convention questions answered during the show by calling 1-866-USA-BEEF. Phone lines will open at 8:30 p.m. EST on Tues., Jan. 29.

The program will be broadcast again on RFD-TV Wed., Jan. 30, at 10:30 a.m. EST and Sat., Feb. 2, 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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