U.S. agricultural trade rep to visit Arkansas
WASHINGTON (Arkansas News Bureau) - The Obama Administration's top negotiator for farm exports begins a three-day tour of Arkansas on Monday.
U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator Isi Siddiqui will be in Rogers, Stuttgart and Little Rock to promote the Obama Administration's efforts in boosting agricultural exports.
Siddiqui will be in Rogers on Monday to tour the Arkansas World Trade Center at the University of Arkansas with representatives from the Arkansas poultry industry. He will tour Riceland Foods' rice mill in Stuttgart on Tuesday.
Siddiqui will hold a press conference on Wednesday with Gov. Mike Beebe in Little Rock and later tour the Heifer International campus.
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