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Episode #7 – All About FFA

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In this episode, host Steve Olson shares information about FFA – what this organization is and what it means to both the students involved and the communities and schools in which it resides. Listen in as Minnesota State FFA Advisor Joel Larson and National Officer Candidate Katie Benson chat with Steve about all the opportunities and programs offered with FFA.

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Episode #6 – Egg Farmer Bruce Dooyema on World Egg Day and Award-Winning Turkey Chili

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In the latest episode of “What The Cluck!”, host Steve Olson is joined by egg farmer Bruce Dooyema from the CenterFresh Egg Group for a discussion about World Egg Day and his company’s involvement in creating opportunities in Mozambique and other countries through egg and chicken farming. Plus, Garrett Doucette from End of the Line Turkey Farm in Swanville, MN, talks about his experience as the representative from the Midwest in the 2nd Annual Hormel Chili Firehouse Contest in New York City. Garrett’s Creamy Turkey Chili recipe didn’t win the contest but is definitely a winner in our books!

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Episode #5 – Logger Bruce Vincent Talks about Embracing Hope, Not Fear, in Rural America

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In the latest episode of “What The Cluck!”, host Steve Olson is joined by Bruce Vincent, a logger from Libby, Montana, and also president of Environomics (a public relations community outreach consulting company). They have a lively conversation about several topics that touch rural America – including understanding the rural and urban divide when it comes to misperceptions regarding our rural communities and how those of us in agriculture can learn from the loggers when it comes to protecting our environment.

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Podcast Episode #4 – Turkey Farmers Talk About Biosecurity

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In the latest episode of “What The Cluck!”, host Steve Olson is joined by University of Minnesota extension educator Abby Neu, Ferndale Market owner and turkey farmer John Peterson and Melrose Feed Mill and turkey farmer Jes Westbrock.

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Podcast Episode #3 – Thank a Farmer and MN State Fair

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In the latest episode of “What The Cluck!”, host Steve Olson interviews Rhonda Ross Swanson, presenter of the “Thank A Farmer” Magic Show as well as an entertainer who has performed on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno. Also, there are interviews direct from the 2018 Minnesota State Fair with Minnesota’s Poultry Prince Isaac Dubois, Dr. Dave Wright, a veterinarian at the Miracle of Birth Center, and Michaela Olson, a veterinary student at the University of Minnesota who has a passion for poultry.

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Podcast Episode #2 – Food Safety at the MN State Fair

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In the 2nd episode of What The Cluck!, host Steve Olson interviews James Noyola from the Minnesota Department of Health about foods and food preparation at the Minnesota State Fair. Also, Steve interviews the owner of Eggstasy, a restaurant that specializes in egg-related menu items.

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Podcast Episode #1 – P & J Products Co. & Chuck Foreman

What The Cluck! - the podcast of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota

In this first episode, host Steve Olson is joined by turkey farmer John Zimmerman of P&J Products Co., and special guest Chuck Foreman, the iconic Vikings running back who loves turkey.