Minnesota Governor Tim Walz hosted a HPAI roundtable discussion in Willmar. A coordinated state and federal response team is there dealing with the state’s outbreak. “We’ve met with folks at the command center. They’re working long hours, seven days a week. USDA staff is rotating out and more USDA workers will be coming in for another three-week shift because the weather isn’t warming up yet.” Walz said the operation is multi-layered and it’s working, “but folks need to recognize the toll it is taking on workers and producers.”
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