Minnesota Turkey Ushers in Thanksgiving with Donation to Hunger Solutions, Visit with Governor Dayton

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director 763/682-2171, cell 612/554-0920 or ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com A Brother from the National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Makes an Appearance St. Paul, MN (November 17, 2017) – Governor Mark Dayton continued the time-honored tradition – dating back to the 1940s – of kicking off the Thanksgiving holiday with […]

Turkeys from National Thanksgiving Flock to Visit Twin Cities Schools

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2017 Contacts: Nicole Krumrie, 763-682-2171 or nkrumrie@minnesotaturkey.com Lara Durben, 612-554-0920 or ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com Twin Cities Students “Flock” to See Turkeys from the National Thanksgiving Flock What: National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Members Visit Twin Cities Students When: November 14, 2018 Where: • Kaposia Education Center o 1225 1st Ave S, South St. […]

National Thanksgiving Turkey and Its Alternate Coming from Alexandria!

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com 763-682-2171 (Buffalo, MN) – November is always a busy month for Minnesota’s turkey farmers, which are ranked #1 for turkey production in the U.S. This year, however, will place an even bigger spotlight on Minnesota as the National Turkey Federation Chairman Carl Wittenburg and his wife, […]

Follow the National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock!

National Thanksgiving Turkey and Its Alternate Coming from Alexandria! November is always a busy month for Minnesota’s turkey farmers, which are ranked #1 for turkey production in the U.S. This year, however, will place an even bigger spotlight on Minnesota as the National Turkey Federation Chairman Carl Wittenburg and his wife, Sharlene, from Alexandria, Minn., […]

Meet the Wittenburgs!

Spotlight on the Turkey Farm Family! Here’s an introduction to Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg and their family. The two are raising the Presidential flock and just received their official invitation to the White House to bring two birds for the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey ceremony. Carl Wittenburg, 2017 National Turkey Federation Chairman, was born in […]

17 Fun Facts for 2017: Minnesota Turkey & Turkey To Go Concession

Contact:                                                                                             Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council Ph: 763/682-2171 (office) or 612/554-0920 (cell) ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 59 years (since 1958). Our State Fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich and […]

Turkey To Go Debuts Turkey Ribs at the Minnesota State Fair

Contact:                                                                                             Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council Ph: 763/682-2171 (office) or 612/554-0920 (cell) ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com   (Buffalo, MN) … Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, will debut a brand-new product to its menu at this year’s fair – turkey ribs! These ribs are […]