ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Announce the Eradication of the Pink Bollworm TOMORROW

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Announce the Eradication of the Pink Bollworm TOMORROW

(Washington, D.C., October 18, 2018) – Tomorrow, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Greg Ibach, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, will mark the eradication of the pink bollworm from all commercial cotton-producing areas of the continental United States with a ceremony at the USDA Whitten Building in Washington, DC.

Secretary Perdue to speak at ceremony announcing the eradication of the Pink Bollworm

WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Under Secretary Ibach will hold a ceremony and sign a proclamation to celebrate the eradication of the Pink Bollworm.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, October 19th beginning at 10:00am ET

WHERE: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Whitten Building 107-A, 1400 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, D.C.

* NOTE: Media interested in attending the event must RSVP to press by TODAY, October 18th at 5:00pm ET.

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