Bigger turkeys: It's genetics

You don't need to spend more for a safe, nutritious Thanksgiving turkey — unless you want to.

My husband has been bugging me since Labor Day to buy a turkey at the grocery store. He doesn’t want to wait until Thanksgiving for the holiday meal and all the delicious leftovers.

If you’re like me and you are already shopping for deals on a Thanksgiving turkey, then expect to see several claims on the packaging trying to convince you to choose a certain brand of turkey over another, even if it costs a few dollars more.

And you may find that the turkeys in the fancy packaging ...

Members Only Content

Join Iowa Farm Bureau or login to view all members only content and receive other member benefits.