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April 12, 2016
Minnesota House plan would move $2 million in bird flu money to disaster fund
April 12, 2016 - 11:30pm
January 18, 2016
U.S. deploys newly minted bird flu plan
January 18, 2016 - 5:25pm
January 15, 2016
CDC: New bird flu strain outbreak found in Indiana turkey flock
January 15, 2016 - 5:15pm
January 4, 2016
Greg Langmo of Lango Farms in Litchfield says he is working to restock turkeys after avian influenza struck the farm. “I’m probably 60 days from being where we were when it hit,’’ he said. “We just can’t get the number of turkeys we want when we want them.’’
Litchfield turkey producer continues recovery
January 4, 2016 - 11:33pm
A worker removes material at the Pullet Connection, south of Danube, which was among the farms struck by the highly pathogenic avian influenza in June. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Turkey growers remain on guard
January 4, 2016 - 11:27pm
December 15, 2015
Minnesota lifts bird flu quarantines
December 15, 2015 - 8:47pm
December 14, 2015
The poultry testing lab in Willmar will undergo an $8.5 million project. (CAROLYN | LANGE)
Willmar lab to expand in response to bird flu
December 14, 2015 - 11:39pm
November 30, 2015
State lifts ban on poultry shows
November 30, 2015 - 10:29pm
November 23, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton gently rubs the neck of “Aaron Rodgers,” as he dubbed the turkey, Monday in St. Paul. The turkey was so calm, it laid its head down on the table. Looking on is Colleen Moriarty of Hunger Solutions Minnesota. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Business continues for turkey farmers
November 23, 2015 - 11:28pm
September 25, 2015
The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza revealed that past biosecurity measures were not sufficient, as the virus made it into some barns considered to have a very high level of biosecurity, said Steve Olson, executive director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and Chicken and Egg Association. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: Tough lessons rise from avian influenza outbreak
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
September 24, 2015
Minnesota, Iowa take biggest economic hits
September 24, 2015 - 11:38pm
September 23, 2015
Farmers brace for possible return of bird flu
September 23, 2015 - 10:24pm
September 8, 2015
Turkey producer Robert Orsten of Willmar tells Minnesota House members Tuesday that he did not see most other family members from April through June in fear they may pass avian flu from one farm to another. With him is Steve Olson, executive director of Minnesota poultry associations. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Minnesota readies for bird flu outbreak
September 8, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 28, 2015
Minnesotans do not appear to be letting bird flu concerns keep them from eating at the state turkey growers stand at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. Experts say poultry cooked properly is safe for human consumption, just like when bird flu was not a problem. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Farmers prepare for possible fall avian influenza outbreak
August 28, 2015 - 10:15pm
Mariah Huberty, 17, representing Chisago County, describes to judge Bart Pals how she would take her New Hampshire chicken out of the cage Thursday during Advanced Showmanship competition in the Poultry Barn at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. “I’ve had chickens since I was six,” said Huberty, of Harris. “This year I’ve had 719 birds. I was kinda upset (about the cancellation). I always liked the state fair.” (Jean Pieri | PIONEER PRESS)
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm