Southern Shrimp Alliance Sends Letter to President in Support of Reps. Graves’ and Carl’s Request to USDA for Additional Section 32 Purchases of Shrimp

On June 17, 2022, Representatives Garret Graves (R-LA) and Jerry L. Carl (R-AL) sent a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture continue to purchase wild-caught shrimp pursuant to the agency’s “Section 32” procurement program in fiscal year 2022. Reps. Graves and Carl observed that the USDA purchased over 9 million pounds of […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Commends Rep. Garret Graves and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for their Commitment to Support the U.S. Shrimp Industry

Today, the Southern Shrimp Alliance sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture thanking Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue for the commitment made to Rep. Garret Graves (La.-6th Dist.) that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would purchase U.S. wild-caught warmwater shrimp. In his own letter sent yesterday, Rep. Graves thanked Secretary Perdue for directing the Agricultural Marketing Service […]

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