Secretary Perdue in North Carolina MONDAY

Perdue in NC for farm tours and USMCA town hall
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United States Department of Agriculture

Media Advisory

(Washington, D.C., February 8, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in North Carolina Monday, February 11th to tour Warren Farming, Butterball Turkey, and hold a town hall at University of Mount Olive highlighting the new USMCA trade deal.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by Sunday, February 10th at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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Secretary Perdue to visit Warren Farming

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will have lunch with hog farmers and tour Warren Farming. Following the tour, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: MONDAY, February 11th beginning at 11:30am ET.

WHERE: Warren Farming, 596 Blake Road, Newton Grove, NC 28366

Secretary Perdue to tour the Butterball Turkey Processing Plant

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will tour the Butterball turkey processing facility. Following the tour, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

*NOTE: Portions of the tour will be closed to press for food safety reasons.

WHEN: MONDAY, February 11th beginning at 1:20pm ET.

WHERE: Butterball LLC. 1628 Garner Chapel Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365

Secretary Perdue to hold a townhall with local producers at University of Mount Olive

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will hold a town hall discussing the new USMCA trade deal. Following the event, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: MONDAY, February 11th beginning at 3:00pm ET.

WHERE: University of Mount Olive, Holmes and Lois K. Murphey Center, 634 Henderson Street, Mount Olive, NC 28365