State officials on Monday confirmed an avian flu outbreak in Jefferson County, last detected there in 2015. We speak with an UW-Extension specialist about how avian flu affects poultry farms. Then, the state’s poet laureate says the teaching of poetry promotes empathy and understanding.
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Handling the return of avian flu in Wisconsin
The last time avian flu struck Wisconsin in 2015 it affected nine commercial farms, causing the death of 1.9 million birds in less than a month. On Monday, officials confirmed the virus in a Jefferson County flock. We speak with an UW-Extension specialist about avian flu and issues facing poultry farmers.
Wisconsin poet laureate shares her craft and the insight it can provide
At times, words can be static and unmoving. But in poetry, they become the color at the end of a paint brush, adding description and emotion to a scene. The state’s poet laureate describes how teaching poetry to young students and prisoners alike creates empathy and understanding of ourselves and others.
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