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Kustoff Champions West Tennessee Farmers

May 11, 2017
Press Release

Milan, Tenn. – U.S. Representative David Kustoff (TN-08) this week visited with ten groups and hundreds of constituents representing the agriculture community in the Eighth Congressional District.

“Agriculture is the life blood of West Tennessee, and the farming industry continues to evolve with innovation from both the private and public sectors,” said Kustoff. “Protecting our growers and preparing our future farmers is critical to the economic prosperity of the 8th Congressional District. I want to thank the educators, students, retailers and farmers for taking time to meet with me during their busy season, and I promise to always be a strong advocate for their concerns in Washington.”

A full list of Congressman Kustoff’s visits and photos from the week are below. High resolution photos available upon request.

Monday, May 8, 2017:

- Helena Chemical Company Headquarters – Shelby County

- Helena Chemical Distribution Facility – Fayette County

- Cutliff Cattle Farm – Fayette County

- University of Tennessee at Martin, Institute of Agriculture and Applied Sciences – Weakley County

- Chester Farms – Weakley County

Tuesday, May 9, 2017:

- Covington High School’s Future Farmers of America – Tipton County

- Ripley High School’s Future Farmers of America – Lauderdale County

- Moody Farms – Dyer County

- Mid-South Farmers Co-op and Alamo Farm Bureau– Crockett County

- Tennessee Tractor and Supply – Haywood County

May 8, 2017 – Congressman Kustoff visits Cutliff Cattle Farm in Fayette County with USDA acting general counsel Stephen Vaden.

May 9, 2017 – Ripley High School’s Future Farmers of America students discuss their greenhouse development with Congressman Kustoff.

May 9, 2017 – Farmer Jimmy Moody shows Congressman Kustoff the Dyer County Little Levee and the impact of flooding from the Mississippi River.