Advisory: Secretary Perdue in Illinois and South Dakota

Sec. Perdue will be in Illinois TOMORROW, October 24th
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United States Department of Agriculture

MEDIA ADVISORY

Secretary Perdue in Illinois and South Dakota

(Washington, D.C., October 23, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Illinois TOMORROW, October 24th and South Dakota Thursday, October 25th.

* NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Tuesday, October 23rd at 5:00pm ET.

ILLINOIS

Secretary Perdue to visit Ekcert’s Orchard with Congressman Mike Bost

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will visit Eckert’s Orchard and hold a town hall with Congressman Bost and Illinois agriculture leaders. Following, Secretary Perdue and Congressman Bost will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 24th beginning at 10:00am CT

WHERE: Eckert’s Orchard, 951 South Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL 62220

Secretary Perdue to visit Reifsteck Farm with Congressman Rodney Davis

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will visit Reifsteck farm and hold a town hall with Congressman Davis and Illinois agriculture leaders. Following, Secretary Perdue and Congressman Davis will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 24th beginning at 3:00pm CT WHERE: Reifsteck Farm, 1007 County Road 900 East, Champaign, IL 61822

SOUTH DAKOTA

Secretary Perdue to visit POET’s Ethanol Plant in Chancellor with Senator Mike Rounds and Congresswoman Kristi Noem

WHAT: Secretary Perdue, Senator Rounds, and Congresswoman Noem will tour POET’s ethanol plant in Chancellor and hold an ethanol and corn grower’s roundtable. Following, Secretary Perdue, Senator Rounds, and Congresswoman Noem will hold a media availability.

WHEN: Thursday, October 25th beginning at 7:30am CT

WHERE: POET Chancellor, 27716 462nd Avenue, Chancellor, SD 57015

Secretary Perdue to visit Poppens Farm with Senator John Thune, Senator Rounds, and Congresswoman Noem

WHAT: Secretary Perdue, Senator Thune, Senator Rounds, and Congresswoman Noem will visit Poppens Farm and hold a town hall with South Dakota producers. Following, Secretary Perdue, Senator Rounds, Senator Thune, and Congresswoman Noem will hold a media availability.

WHEN: Thursday, October 25th beginning at 9:00am CT

WHERE: Poppens Farm, 27459 468th Avenue, Lennox, SD 57039

Secretary Perdue to visit Brandon Valley Intermediate School with Congresswoman Noem

WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Congresswoman Noem will visit Brandon Valley Intermediate School, participate in a pep rally, and serve lunch to students. Following, Secretary Perdue and Congresswoman Noem will hold a media availability.

WHEN: Thursday, October 25th beginning at 10:45am CT

WHERE: Brandon Valley Intermediate School, 201 West Park Street, Brandon, SD 57110

* NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Tuesday, October 23rd at 5:00pm ET.

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