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Media Advisory No. 5055.12
USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623
Media Advisory: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to be LIVE on RURAL TV to Discuss Creating a Blueprint for a Rural America Built to Last
WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 – Tomorrow, March 1, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will appear on RURAL TV for a special LIVE show in Nashville to discuss the importance of creating a rural America built to last. Secretary Vilsack will highlight the role of farmers, ranchers and rural businesses in building economic and job creation opportunities for America’s small towns and communities.
As chair of the White House Rural Council, Secretary Vilsack will discuss the Council’s work to find creative ways to use existing government programs and funding from across federal agencies, to drive economic growth in rural communities.
Secretary Vilsack will take questions from RURAL TV’s national television audience along with special guests made up of rural youth, including FFA and 4-H members.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
8:00 p.m. CST
WHAT: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be LIVE on RURAL TV to talk about building a blueprint for a rural America built to last.
WHERE: RURAL TV Studio
3201 Dickerson Pike at NorthStar Studios
Nashville, TN 37207
All media should arrive by 7:15 p.m. CST. Media will need to go through a security gate at check-in. A member of RURAL TV or USDA staff will be there to assist.
RSVP: Members of the media who would like to attend should RSVP to liz.purchia@xxxxxxxxxxx by Thursday, March 1 at 12:00 p.m. CST. A follow up email will be provided with information about day-of logistics.
Note: This event will be streamed live on www.MYRURALTV.com and www.rfdtv.com. The show will air again on RURAL TV throughout March 2-5. Click here to find your local channel listings for RFD-TV, RFD HD and RURAL TV.
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