Advisory: Secretary Perdue in Louisiana TOMORROW and Saturday

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Advisory: Secretary Perdue in Louisiana TOMORROW and Saturday

(Washington, D.C., October 11, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Louisiana TOMORROW, October 12th and Saturday, October 13th.

Secretary Perdue to visit the National Finance Center with Congressman Steve Scalise

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will visit the National Finance Center and hold a discussion with Congressman Scalise.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, October 12th beginning at 9:30am CT

WHERE: National Finance Center, 13800 Old Gentilly Road Building 101, New Orleans, LA 70129

Secretary Perdue to visit Archer Daniels Midland Facility with Congressman Ralph Abraham

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will tour the ADM facility with Congressman Ralph Abraham and hold a discussion with soybean producers, shippers, and stakeholders.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, October 12th beginning at 1:00pm CT

WHERE: ADM Grain Terminal, 12710 River Road, Destrehan, LA 70047

Secretary Perdue to visit Raceland Raw Sugar with Congressman Garret Graves and Commissioner Michael Strain

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will tour the Raceland Raw Sugar with Congressman Garret Graves and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Michael Strain. Following the tour, Secretary Perdue, Congressman Graves, and Commissioner Strain will hold a town hall with agriculture producers.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, October 12th beginning at 3:00pm CT

WHERE: Raceland Sugar Farm, 175 Mill Street, Raceland, LA 70394

Secretary Perdue to visit the Louisiana State University St. Gabriel Research Station

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will hold a discussion at the St. Gabriel Research Station on current research, invasive species, sugar breeding, and sugar cane research.

WHEN: Saturday, October 13th beginning at 8:00am CT

WHERE: St. Gabriel Research Station, 5575 LSU Ag Road, St. Gabriel, LA 70776

* NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, October 11th at 5:00pm ET.

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