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This is the time of year turkeys take the spotlight. Minnesota is the nation's largest turkey producer, but the industry was hit hard by avian influenza last spring. Forty-eight million turkeys died, nine million in Minnesota. Then barns had to u...

AgweekTV with Shawna Olson

This is the time of year turkeys take the spotlight. Minnesota is the nation's largest turkey producer, but the industry was hit hard by avian influenza last spring. Forty-eight million turkeys died, nine million in Minnesota. Then barns had to undergo extensive cleaning before operations could resume. But it hasn't had a significant effect on turkey supply or prices this holiday season. Agweek reporter Mikkel Pates finds out how the industry is recovering.


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