ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue in Michigan TOMORROW

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue in Michigan TOMORROW

(Washington, D.C., January 31, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Michigan TOMORROW, Thursday, February 1st, to unveil a new, interactive website for farmers and tour local farms and research facilities throughout the day.

Secretary Perdue Unveils Farmer’s Website at Farm Bureau Breakfast

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will announce the launch of a new website for farmers at a breakfast roundtable with the Michigan Farm Bureau and give a brief demonstration on its use.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, February 1st at 8 a.m. EST

WHERE: Robinette’s, 3142 4-Mile Road Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Secretary Perdue Visits Michigan Turkey Producers

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will tour the Michigan Turkey Producers processing facility, then participate in a working lunch with the Michigan Turkey Producers leadership team and turkey growers.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, February 1st at 11:30 a.m. EST

WHERE: Michigan Turkey Producers, 1100 Hall Street Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Secretary Perdue and Governor Rick Snyder Visit Zoetis, Hold Press Gaggle

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will be joined by Michigan Governor Snyder for a townhall discussion with Zoetis employees. The Secretary and the Governor will hold a joint press gaggle after the discussion.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, February 1st at 2:20 p.m. EST

WHERE: Zoetis, 333 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Secretary Perdue Visits FarmLogs

WHAT: The Secretary will participate in a roundtable discussion with Michigan agriculture stakeholders.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, February 1st at 5:20 p.m. EST

WHERE: FarmLogs, 410 North 4th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

*NOTE: Media interested in covering the events should RSVP to press by TODAY, January 31st, at 6:00 p.m. ET.