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April 20, 2018
Klobuchar, Smith join bipartisan push for farm disaster response program
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, led a bipartisan letter with 13 other senators to the Senate Agriculture Committee urging Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan. and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich, to authorize an animal disease and disaster response program...
April 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 14, 2017
Minnesota notebook: Franken asks Trump to pay attention to bird flu
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Al Franken is asking President Donald Trump to take action to fight bird flu before it reaches Minnesota and other...
March 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
March 8, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 8, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. reports low pathogenic bird flu outbreak in Wisconsin
PARIS - - The United States reported an outbreak of avian flu on a farm in Wisconsin, the second in the country in less than a week although...
March 7, 2017 - 1:31pm
December 20, 2016
Chinese farmers bolster bird flu defenses as Asia outbreaks, and jitters, spread
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese chickens are being fed more vitamins and vaccines as jittery farmers ramp up hen-house sterilization in a bid...
December 20, 2016 - 2:09pm
April 13, 2016
New state veterinarian named
ST. PAUL - Dr. Beth S. Thompson is Minnesota's new state veterinarian. She replaces Dr. Bill Hartmann, who earlier announced his retirement for June 1. He has led the State Board of Animal Health and been state veterinarian since 2001. He has worked for the board since 1988. Thompson...
April 13, 2016 - 9:56am
Plan would move bird flu money to agriculture disaster fund
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota House agriculture finance chairman wants to move nearly $2 million out of a fund set up to fight bird flu last year. Chairman Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, offered a plan under consideration so the money could be used for other agriculture disasters. "Right...
April 13, 2016 - 9:54am
January 19, 2016
Newly minted bird flu plan deployed to protect humans, poultry
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that a type of bird flu never before seen in the country poses...
January 19, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 16, 2015
Bird flu quarantines lifted
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health Tuesday lifted the final quarantines on farms affected by bird flu earlier this year. Most of the previously infected sites were cleared to restock turkeys or chickens on Oct. 6, and now the few remaining sites have completed measures...
December 16, 2015 - 10:53am
November 23, 2015
Turkey prices increase ahead of Thanksgiving
Numbers released last Friday by the federal government indicated the price for turkey went up the week of Thanksgiving from the week prior. A...
November 23, 2015 - 11:05pm
August 26, 2015
Bird flu aftershocks to drive U.S. turkey, egg prices higher
Aug 16 (Reuters) - Limited supplies of baby poultry and barn space to house them will hamper U.S. farmers' efforts to rebuild ravaged egg supplies...
August 26, 2015 - 8:26pm
July 10, 2015
Avian flu farms begin to restock
ST. PAUL - Nearly one-fourth of the farms struck by the highly pathogenic avian influenza now have agreements in place to restock, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. It reported Thursday that 25 farms have restocking agreements in place. They include two farms in...
July 10, 2015 - 10:34am
June 8, 2015
Bird flu vaccine, under development, divides U.S. poultry industry
CHICAGO, June 8 (Reuters) - The death of more than 46 million chickens and turkeys in a bird flu outbreak is opening a rare fissure within the...
June 8, 2015 - 12:12pm
May 15, 2015
Safari North likely unaffected by state bird exhibition ban, owner says
At least one Brainerd attraction was not likely to be impacted by the state's ban on bird exhibitions. Kevin Vogel co-owns Safari North Wildlife Park, which is gearing for its opening day May 22. He said Friday afternoon that since Safari North is a zoological facility, it would...
May 15, 2015 - 10:26pm
Bird Flu Fallout: Minnesota bans bird exhibitions
ST. PAUL - Birds will not be allowed to be exhibited at fairs and other events this year because of avian flu that has resulted in nearly 6 million...
May 15, 2015 - 10:55am