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Prevent Avian Influenza with Wildlife Management Practices By: 07/15/2015 @ 5:02pm

Avian influenza swept through the Midwest this spring causing 223 outbreaks in the worst bird-flu epidemic in U.S. history. The virus was carried by migratory waterfowl…

Women in Ag: A Day in the Life of a Turkey Farmer By: 08/26/2015 @ 3:18pm

I'm back after a bit of an extended absence! Sorry about that - first I didn't blog as much earlier this…

Women in Ag: It's Fair Time! By: 07/29/2015 @ 9:16am

Minnesota is in the midst of its fair season, as is the case for many states around the nation. County fairs are…

Women in Ag: The Effects of Avian Flu on Eggs and Poultry By: 07/21/2015 @ 10:28am

I'm back after a bit of a self-imposed hiatus. As much as I love to write blog posts, sometimes life and work just get in the way and I don't have time to do everything I want to do. I'm sure…

Gearing Up for Washington, D.C. - and Why It's Important to Go By: 06/29/2015 @ 3:27pm

It's been far too long since I've written a post here. And when I did write, it seemed like it was always about avian influenza, which has been in the forefront of most of what I've been…

Resilience in the Wake of Bird Flu By: 06/11/2015 @ 7:26pm

This week, I saw a video on a blog I follow that showed a 3-year-old in Brazil "explaining" why he's a vegetarian. I won't go into details on the video (although you can watch it here if you are…

Finding Inspiration from #WomenInAg By: 05/31/2015 @ 7:51pm

I've been in a bit of a writing slump the past several weeks. Sorry about that! I'm not going to lie - with avian flu being THE top priority in my daily work life with the Minnesota Turkey…

Avian Flu is a Challenge for Farmers - But Our Food Supply is Safe! By: 05/11/2015 @ 2:13pm

It's been over two months since the very first Minnesota turkey farm was tested positive for a highly-pathogenic strain of avian influenza (HPAI). Since that time, the normal workload at our office…

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