ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue in Kansas TOMORROW

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue in Kansas TOMORROW

(Washington, D.C., May 29, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Kansas TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 30th. During the day, the Secretary will participate in an agriculture discussion panel at River Creek Farms, followed by a Q&A at the Kansas Department of Agriculture. In the evening, the Secretary will address the Kansas FFA Convention. Throughout the day’s events, the Secretary will be joined by Governor Jeff Colyer, Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, and Congressman Roger Marshall.

Secretary Perdue and Senators Roberts and Moran to Participate in an Agriculture Discussion Panel
WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Senators Roberts and Moran will participate in a discussion panel at a local farm. Following the event, the Secretary and Senators will hold a media availability.
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 30th at 1:30 p.m. CST
WHERE: River Creek Farms, 7160 Zeandale Road, Manhattan, KS 66502
*NOTE: This event will be live streamed on WIBWNewsNow.com.

KS Roundup

Secretary Perdue and Governor Colyer to Hold Q&A Conversation with Local Ag Leaders and Producers
WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Governor Colyer will hold a Q&A conversation with Kansas agriculture leaders and producers at the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Following the event, the Secretary will hold a media availability.
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 30th at 5:00 p.m. CST
WHERE: Kansas Dept. of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Drive, Manhattan KS, 66502

Secretary Perdue to Keynote the Kansas FFA Convention
WHAT: Secretary Perdue will deliver the keynote address to the Kansas FFA Convention. Following his speech, the Secretary will hold a media availability.
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 30th at 8:30 p.m. CST
WHERE: McCain Auditorium* at K-State, 1501 Goldstein Circle, Manhattan, KS 66506
*NOTE: The media availability will take place in the lobby immediately outside the auditorium.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Tuesday, May 29th at 6:00 p.m. ET.
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