Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP AND AGRICULTURE SECRETARY PERDUE TO TOUR HURRICANE FARM DAMAGE IN MIDDLE AND SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

Sep 14, 2017
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, September 15, 2017, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will tour hurricane damage to farms in Georgia, including Mason Pecans in the Second Congressional District of Georgia.
 
Congressman Bishop and Secretary Perdue will visit Mason Pecans in Fort Valley, Georgia at 12:15pm.
 
In addition to serving as the Congressman for the Second Congressional District of Georgia, Congressman Bishop is the Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, which has funding jurisdiction over the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other farm related agencies and programs.
 
WHO:
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (GA-02)
The Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Staff from the Office of Congressman Sanford Bishop
Staff from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Local farmers
 
WHAT:
Tour of Farms Impacted by Hurricane Irma
Media Availability
 
WHEN:
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
MASON PECANS: 12:15PM
 
WHERE:
MASON PECANS
1808 Bleckley Road
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030