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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
August 27, 2015
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Pens without poultry
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
August 25, 2015
Mel Odens, Kandiyohi County Public Works director, explains the potential Willmar Wye to House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, committee members, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. The group also toured the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory and the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services Facility. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Legislators tour bonding projects in Willmar area, learn about avian flu testing
August 25, 2015 - 11:45pm
August 16, 2015
Bird flu aftershocks: Limited supplies to drive U.S. turkey, egg prices higher
August 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 5, 2015
Close to 600 exhibitors display their products Wednesday on the grounds of Farmfest 2015 on the Gilfillan Estate between Redwood Falls and Morgan. The annual event concludes Thursday. The view is looking south from atop Tebben Enterprises of Clara City exhibit. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Peterson expects turkey vaccine soon
August 5, 2015 - 11:23pm
July 10, 2015
Farms struck with avian flu begin to restock
July 10, 2015 - 12:02am
July 7, 2015
Vaccine not at top of federal avian flu response plan
July 7, 2015 - 11:03pm
July 2, 2015
VIDEO: Jennie-O president says company is prepared for possible second wave of bird flu
July 2, 2015 - 12:53pm
July 1, 2015
Glenn Leitch, president of Jennie-O Turkey Store, discusses efforts to contain avian flu Wednesday during a Rotary Club meeting at The Oaks in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Combating bird flu with science and a hunch
July 1, 2015 - 11:05pm