Growth Energy & Farmers For Free Trade Featured on Back To Back

Growth Energy & Farmers For Free Trade Featured on Back To Back Rural Town Halls on RFD-TV

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September, 6, 2018

Nashville, TN – The popular “live”, interactive call-in format of RFD-TV’s RURAL TOWN HALL will be utilized for two very special one-hour prime-time programs designed to mobilize farmers politically while educating the general public on these important agricultural issues. 

On Thursday evening, September 6, at 10pm (eastern), executives of Growth Energy will detail the current status for expanding the E15 effort with President Trump.  Then on Monday, September 10, at 8pm (eastern) representatives of Farmers For Free Trade will be in RFD-TV’s Nashville studios to answer questions about their current ad campaign to raise the awareness of the effects that the tariffs are having on America’s farmers & ranchers.  Both programs will be broadcast “live” to over 52 million cable/satellite homes on RFD-TV, with several repeats scheduled over the next week.

“This is exactly the types of issues that RURAL TOWN HALL was designed to address,” stated Patrick Gottsch, Founder & President of Rural Media Group, Inc.  “Issues that struggle for attention on urban based media, yet so important to the economy in rural America”.

Both programs will contain direct comments on these subjects made by President Trump in RFD-TV’s exclusive interview produced at the White House this past week.

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About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG):

Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and Western lifestyle. With a mission of reconnecting “city with country,” RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV (52 million homes), RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio (33 million units), The Cowboy Channel (42 million homes), and RFD-TV The Magazine. RMG networks are distributed worldwide by DBS, telco and cable systems, including DISH, DIRECTV®, Comcast, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter Spectrum, Suddenlink, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. Corporate headquarters are in Omaha, Nebraska; broadcast operations are in Nashville, Tennessee for RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM Radio, and in the Fort Worth (Texas) Stockyards for The Cowboy Channel.

About The Cowboy Channel, RFD-TV & Rural Radio XM147:

The Cowboy Channel is the first 24-hour television network totally dedicated to western sports and the western lifestyle. Headquartered in the Fort Worth Stockyards, The Cowboy Channel features content focused on rodeo, bull riding, roping, reining, barrel racing, and other western sports genres, along with western fashion, music, and movies. The lineup also features a wide variety of “live” coverage from major western events showcasing the world’s toughest and most talented cowboys and cowgirls. The network enjoys distribution into 42 million homes on cable/satellite systems on DISH, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Comcast, Mediacom, Verizon FIOS TV, and many other rural cable systems. In addition, The Cowboy Channel can be streamed via Sling TV’s Heartland Extra package.

RFD-TV is the flagship network for Rural Media Group. Launched in December of 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network featuring programming focused on the agribusiness, equine and the rural lifestyles, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RFD-TV produces six hours of live news each weekday in support of rural America and is a leading independent cable channel available in more than 52 million homes on DISH, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Comcast, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and many other rural cable systems. In addition, RFD-TV can be streamed online via The Country Club at, DIRECTV NOW, Roku, and Sling TV’s Heartland Extra package.

Rural Radio XM147 Found exclusively on SiriusXM Channel 147, RURAL RADIO 147 is the agribusiness and Western-lifestyle channel for the U.S. and Canada. RURAL RADIO 147’s program schedule revolves around original productions focused on agriculture, equine, hunting, fishing, Western sports, and living the country life in small towns around rural America. Broadcast operations for the station are located in Nashville, Tennessee. The channel airs multiple exclusive news and agriculture series along with live broadcasts of Western sports competitions from the PBR, PRCA rodeos, and WPCA Chuckwagon races.

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