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May 20, 2015
Hormel Foods expects turkey shortfall in early 2016
(Reuters) — Hormel Foods Corp., the maker of Spam lunch meat, said it expected sales at its Jennie-O Turkey Store business to fall about 15 percent in the second half of the year, due to a supply shortfall caused by an avian flu outbreak in the United States. However, shares of...
May 20, 2015 - 11:16pm
May 12, 2015
On the menu
Erik Nazerenus, kitchen manager, stands recently next to a sign in front of the Oaks Restaurant at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Willmar. General...
May 12, 2015 - 11:22pm
May 11, 2015
Swift County case of bird flu brings new state total to 85 farms
ST PAUL — Another case of bird flu was detected today in Swift County. There are now 85 farms in Minnesota affected by highly-pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. So far 5.6 million commercial turkeys and chickens have either died from the disease or been euthanized to prevent...
May 11, 2015 - 2:49pm
May 6, 2015
Bird flu outbreak now impacting poultry processing jobs, 223 jobs cut in Faribault
WILLMAR -- The impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak across the Midwest is now affecting employment levels at poultry processing plants in Minnesota, and state and local officials are concerned. Jennie-O Turkey Store announced Tuesday that its Faribault...
May 6, 2015 - 6:00am
May 5, 2015
Safe turkey message loses traction with uneducated politician
ST. PAUL — A suburban Minnesota legislator proved his rural colleagues still have work to do as they spread the word that turkey is safe to...
May 5, 2015 - 11:35pm
April 27, 2015
Tamiflu offered to poultry farm workers in Midwest as bird flu battle escalates
Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10pm
April 20, 2015
DNR suggests wild turkey hunters take precautions
ST PAUL — While avian influenza has not yet been found in wild turkeys, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is suggesting that hunters...
April 20, 2015 - 11:35pm
April 18, 2015
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
WILLMAR — Successful wild turkey hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties can help determine if highly pathogenic avian influenza is present in Minnesota wildlife by allowing a sample to be collected from their turkeys. “(Highly pathogenic avian influenza)...
April 18, 2015 - 12:56am
April 8, 2015
Avian flu strikes Meeker County turkey flock of 310,000
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County is now host to the ninth confirmed infection of a commercial turkey flock in Minnesota by the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)...
April 8, 2015 - 1:30pm
April 6, 2015
Avian flu confirmed at Kandiyohi County poultry farm
ST. PAUL, Minn. – A case of avian influenza has been confirmed on a Kandiyohi County turkey farm. The United States Department of Agriculture...
April 6, 2015 - 11:29am
March 28, 2015
Avian flu hits a Lac qui Parle County farm
WILLMAR — Avian influenza has struck a second Minnesota turkey flock, barely a month after the first infected flock was discovered in Pope...
March 28, 2015 - 9:33am
December 16, 2014
Worthington farm fire kills 7,500 poults Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — About 7,500 three-week-old turkeys were lost in a turkey farm fire near Worthington early Tuesday morning. The nearby Round Lake Fire Department was dispatched at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday to a farm owned by Tim Meyer and Jeff Barber to the fire that’s believed to have...
December 16, 2014 - 11:12pm
July 8, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Marilla Burgmeier has been promoted to the position of special projects coordinator for the research and development team at the corporate office at Jennie-O Turkey Store. Burgmeier joined Jennie-O Turkey Store in August 2013 as a...
July 8, 2014 - 11:00am
June 23, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Orbeck, Prentice accepts new position
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Berni Orbeck has been promoted to the position of production coordinator at the Melrose plant. Orbeck has been with Jennie-O Turkey Store since 2012. Before accepting this position, she was the company store and school outreach coordinator. Travis...
June 23, 2014 - 11:02pm
May 26, 2014
Jennie-O names Meehan retail product manager
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Dionne Meehan has been promoted to the position of product manager for the retail business team at Jennie-O Turkey Store at the Willmar corporate office location. Meehan has been with Jennie-O Turkey Store/Hormel for almost six years,...
May 26, 2014 - 11:44pm