Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will join United Fresh attendees as the opening keynote speaker next week in Chicago.United Fresh says Perdue will address the key issues facing the produce industry, from immigration reform and the need for a legal workforce to the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the need to retain a fair international trade framework for agriculture. Labor issues, and trade, such as NAFTA, are top issues for United Fresh members.
Secretary Perdue will speak at the United Fresh 2018 Keynote Breakfast Tuesday, June 26th, during the United Fresh 2018 convention. United Fresh President and CEO Tom Stenzel called Perdue a “proven leader” for agriculture, applauding his work to help “the administration and Congress both to understand the importance of feeding the world.”
From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.