FROM: INDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN OF NEBRASKA, Box 241, Hyannis, NE 69350
Media Contact: Mary Mulligan (402) 967-3464; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 27, 2006
INDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN GEARS UP FOR MAY "BEEF MONTH"
A May 1st R-CALF/ Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) rollover
auction at Tri-State Livestock in McCook marks the first in a series
of such events scheduled throughout the month of May, designated as
The auctions and meetings, joint efforts between ICON and R-CALF USA,
will feature varying speakers with "state of the industry"
addresses from both organizations, covering issues on the state and
In addition, producers from Texas will be on hand to relay the current
situation in their home state which has been recently ravaged by fire,
on top of its severe drought. A special focus will be placed on the
fundraiser auction to raise money for a rancher-to-rancher relief fund
for Texas producers who have lost so much in the million-acre wildfire.
The event at Tri-State Livestock will begin at around 12 -1 P.M. MDT,
on Monday, May 1st, and there will be a similar event occurring simultaneously
in Gering, NE, hosted by Platte Valley Livestock.
On Wednesday, May 3rd, Ogallala Livestock in Ogallala and Sheridan Livestock
in Rushville will each host speakers before fundraiser auctions, also
commencing around noon. An evening meeting will follow at Yoba's Tavern
in Rushville around 6 P.M, MDT.
R-CALF and Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska encourage everyone in these
and surrounding communities to make an effort to attend these events
and support the catttle industry. Those who are unable to attend the
events this week will have opportunites to attend other events at various
locations, to be announced, scheduled throughout May.
INDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN OF NEBRASKA
"Solid as a windmill. Always working for the independent producer."
For more information on R-CALF USA or ICON, visit www.r-calfusa.com
or www.independentcattlemen.com or call (308) 282-2826.