Poultry Farming

Turkey is Family via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

Turkey is Family

Hands down, one of my favorite business trips of the year for Minnesota Turkey is my annual trek to Washington DC in July. My boss and I take a group of our leaders –  mostly farmers and sometimes a student or two  – to our nation’s capitol to participate in the National Turkey Federation Summer […] Read more…

The Fight for Animal Agriculture | Who Wins? via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #agchat

The Fight for Animal Agriculture | Who Wins?

(Lara’s note – I wrote this blog post for Agriculture.com and am reprinting it here with the permission of the Meredith Corporation.) I have a teeny little confession to make. I think I’m burned out on writing about all the misconceptions and mistruths about agriculture. Those of you who know me well know that I’ve […] Read more…

Top Minnesota State Fair Spots to Get Your Gobble On! via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #MNStateFair #MinnesotaTurkey #tryturkey

Top Minnesota State Fair Spots to Get Your Gobble On!

It’s Minnesota State Fair time (Thursday is opening day!) and soon thousands of folks will descend upon the fairgrounds in Saint Paul to check out the exhibits, take in the midway, and – most importantly – eat like there’s no tomorrow! It’s all about the food, right? The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and its sister […] Read more…

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Turkey Labels 101

Hey guys – I wrote this post below for Agriculture.com (I’m a #WomenInAg blogger) but I wanted to make sure I shared it here because I think it’s got some great basic information about turkeys. And it is Turkey Tuesday after all!  No recipe today, though – sorry about that! I was gone all weekend […] Read more…

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Turkey Tuesday: Handling a Heat Wave

It’s been too long since I’ve written about turkeys. Blame it on a busy schedule, vacation days, summer … although if I’m completely honest with you, I’ve been a little burned out writing about agriculture. I’ve been feeling a little stretched thin, with commitments to this blog, my communications career at Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, […] Read more…

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Turkey Lovers Unite!

June signals many things, including the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, but did you know June is Turkey Lovers’ Month®? It’s true! I’m not just making this up because I, in fact, am a huge fan turkey – as you well know. June is Turkey Lovers’ Month® is a thing. Really. You can […] Read more…

Are animal activists calling the shots? | via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

Are animal activists calling the shots?

I’ve been in a bit of a writing slump regarding agriculture topics. It’s not that I don’t enjoy writing about agriculture or the poultry farmers I know; I think sometimes I just get burned out dealing with the onslaught of misinformation, fear marketing, and flat-out false (and by that, I mean purposely false) information making […] Read more…

The basics of egg nutrition | via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com #incredibleeggs #womeninag

The Basics of Egg Nutrition

Note from Lara: I wrote this blog post for Agriculture.com earlier this week and want to also share it here as I think the information is really helpful. Reprinted with permission from Meredith Corporation and Agriculture.com. I’m switching gears just a little with this blog post to talk a bit about eggs. With so many […] Read more…

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