Advisory: Secretary Perdue in California Tomorrow and Wednesday

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Advisory: Secretary Perdue in California Tomorrow and Wednesday

(Washington, D.C., August 13, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in California TOMORROW, August 14th and Wednesday, August 15th. Specifically, the Secretary will participate in various events including a town hall, roundtable discussions, and farm tours. Joining Secretary Perdue along the way will be Representatives Jim Costa, Jeff Denham, Steve Knight, and David Valadao.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending any of the below events must RSVP to press by today, August 13th at 9:00pm ET.

TOMORROW, Tuesday August 14th

Secretary Perdue and Representatives Denham and Costa Participate in a Town Hall with Local Producers and Stakeholders at Paul Wenger Farms / Durrer Barn

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 14th beginning at 8:45am PT

WHERE: Paul Wenger Farms / Durrer Barn, 3500 Dunn Road, Modesto, CA

NOTE: Following the town hall, Secretary Perdue and Representatives Denham and Costa will be available for media.

Secretary Perdue and Representative Denham Tour Brichetto Ranch with Local Farmers

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 14th beginning at 10:30am PT

WHERE: Brichetto Ranch, 8880 Crane Road, Oakdale, CA

NOTE: Following the tour, Secretary Perdue and Representative Denham will be available for media.

Secretary Perdue and Representative Costa Tour Joseph Gallo Farm and Participate in a Working Lunch Roundtable

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 14th beginning at 11:55am PT

WHERE: Joseph Gallo Farms, 10561 West Highway 140, Atwater, CA

NOTE: Following the roundtable, Secretary Perdue and Representative Costa will be available for media.

Secretary Perdue and Representative Valadao Tour HMC Farms and Participate in a Roundtable Discussion

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 14th beginning at 2:55pm PT

WHERE: HMC Farms, 13138 South Bethel Avenue, Kingsburg, CA

NOTE: Following the roundtable discussion, Secretary Perdue and Representative Valadao will be available for media.

Secretary Perdue and Representative Valadao Tour Sunview Vineyards

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 14th beginning at 5:20pm PT

WHERE: Sunview Vineyards, 31548 Peterson Rd., McFarland, CA

NOTE: Following the tour, Secretary Perdue and Representative Valadao will be available for media.

Wednesday, August 15th

Secretary Perdue and Representative Steve Knight Participate in a Roundtable Conversation on Fire Resiliency, Preparedness, and Recovery

WHEN: Wednesday, August 15th beginning at 9:30am PT

WHERE: College of the Canyons, Dr. Dianne Van Hook University Center, Room 301, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA

NOTE: Following the roundtable, Secretary Perdue and Representative Steve Knight will be available for media.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending any of the above events must RSVP to press by today, August 13th at 9:00pm ET.

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