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USDA selects Kansas City region to host ERS, NIFA

Employees union scorches department over 'wrongheaded proposal'

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Selection of the Kansas City region to serve as the new home for the Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) was announced Thursday (June 13) by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, while a union representing employees at the two agencies was among groups harshly critical of the department for moving forward with the relocations.


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