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Ag Secretary to roll out Farm Bill & legislative principles in Pennsylvania

Wisconsin State Farmer
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue talks to Iowa farmers during a May 5 stop in A speech Friday in Nevada, IA.

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Pennsylvania Wednesday, Jan. 24 to roll out the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Bill and legislative principles for 2018.

According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Perdue will start the day by touring facilities and meeting with faculty and students at the state’s land grant university, Pennsylvania State University.

He will tour Reinford Farms in Mifflintown and take part in a luncheon and town hall meeting.

The Secretary will then tour the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg and AgCom, Inc. in Gettysburg, holding roundtable discussions at each.

He will conclude his day at the Adams County FSA Service Center in Gettysburg.

More details to follow.