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Avian flu outbreak takes heavy toll

The highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak is taking a heavy toll on the turkey industry. National Turkey Federation vice chair John Zimmerman is a grower from Northfield, Minnesota and tells Brownfield he’s been very fortunate not to be directly affected by avian flu. “But many... Read More.

Iowa farmer says drought taking a toll

A southwest Iowa farmer says his farm is in desperate need of precipitation. Duane Aistrope tells Brownfield the drought conditions over the last three growing seasons is starting to add up. “We’ve really been dry. The crops we raised this year, I don’t know... Read More.