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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
June 17, 2015
Baker: Farmers should consider relief loans
June 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
June 16, 2015
State money heads to bird flu victims
June 16, 2015 - 11:33pm
June 11, 2015
Turkeys return to first farm hit
June 11, 2015 - 12:01am
June 8, 2015
Becky Bruns, Pullet Connection co-owner, describes the emotional ordeal that she and the other owners have endured due to the avian influenza infection and a series of issues with the response to it. Bruns invited legislators to her home Monday to see the challenges the family has faced since flu was suspected.
Bird flu woes linger for area family
June 8, 2015 - 11:47pm
June 4, 2015
Avian flu toll continues to grow in Minnesota
June 4, 2015 - 11:31pm
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