PRESS RELEASE: Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON)
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION: For more information,
contact ICON Executive Director Destry Brown, 308-458-2244,
or ICON president
David Wright, 402-929-0339, or Communications Director Linda Wuebben, 402-357-3778.
the importance of this meeting and what a tremendous opportunity this is for cattlemen
to speak up, Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) is organizing a charter
bus to take producers to Fort Collins, Colorado, for the DOJ/USDA Workshop to
examine the market concentration and lack of competition in today's cattle industry.
Each chartered bus holds 56 passengers and ICON is asking for advance reservations
in order to determine number and routes of buses. Buses will leave the night before
the meeting. ICON is currently working on sponsors to pay for the cost of the
buses. Producers will be responsible for their overnight stay and meals. The deadline
for reserving a seat is August 6th.
Producers, showing up in large numbers
at the meeting, will tell our government to enforce the Packers and Stockers Act
as it was intended!
If you are interested in traveling with other like-minded
producers and having your voice heard please contact Destry Brown, Executive Director
of ICON at 308-458-2244 to reserve your seat.
More details to follow
once the buses are filled.
Cattlemen of Nebraska
"Solid as a windmill. Always working for the independent