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Ag. Secretary Perdue coming to Iowa for "Back to Our Roots" Tour

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced  he will embark on a five-state RV tour, titled the “Back to Our Roots” Tour, to gather input on the 2018 Farm Bill and increasing rural prosperity. 

Along the way, Perdue will meet with farmers, ranchers, foresters, producers, students, governors, Members of Congress, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees, and other stakeholders. 

This first RV Tour will feature stops in five states: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana.  

Here's a list of Perdue's Iowa stops on Saturday, August 5th:

8:00 a.m. Tour of Sukup Manufacturing

Sukup Manufacturing
1555 255th Street
Sheffield, IA

11:00 a.m.    Keynote Address at Iowa Ag Summit

Iowa Events Center

730 3rd Street

Des Moines, IA

12:00 p.m.   Beginning Farmer Roundtable with Gov. Kim Reynolds

Iowa Events Center (room TBD)
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA

1:30 p.m. Iowa Living History Farm Grain Harvest Festival

Living History Farms

11121 Hickman Road

Urbandale, IA

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