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Agriculture Secretary Perdue to travel to South Dakota

TIMBER LAKE (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit South Dakota to tour the prairie pothole region and meet with an intertribal agriculture group.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gestures during a news conference with his Mexican counterpart Jose Calzada in Merida, Mexico, July 28, 2017. Lorenzo Hernandez / Reuters
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gestures during a news conference with his Mexican counterpart Jose Calzada in Merida, Mexico, July 28, 2017. Lorenzo Hernandez / Reuters

TIMBER LAKE (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit South Dakota to tour the prairie pothole region and meet with an intertribal agriculture group.

The Agriculture Department says Perdue will travel to South Dakota on Thursday. Perdue is set to tour the prairie pothole landscape in northeast South Dakota and then meet with the Intertribal Agriculture Council.

A spokeswoman for the council didn't immediately return a request for comment from The Associated Press.

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