MTGA Offers Scholarship Program

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, 763/682-2171 or ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com MN Turkey Growers Association Offers Scholarship Program (Buffalo, MN) … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is pleased to announce its 2013 Ranelius Scholarship Program, designed to encourage students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota to prepare for a career in some phase of the […]

Agriculture Program Specialist / Communications Assistant Position Open

Agriculture Program Specialist / Communications Assistant An association located in Buffalo, MN seeks an outgoing, detail-oriented person with excellent verbal and written communications skills and enthusiasm for agriculture for a full-time Agriculture Program Specialist / Communications Assistant. Position includes the following duties: Coordinating a variety of membership programs and events Assisting with educational, public relations […]

MN Turkey Announces Donation of 1,180 turkeys to Hunger Solutions Minnesota

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben (ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com) or 763/682-2171 Governor Dayton, Minnesota’s Turkey Farmers Usher in Thanksgiving MTGA Announces Donation of 11,150 Pounds of Turkey to Hunger Solutions Minnesota St. Paul, MN (November 20, 2012) – A Minnesota-raised tom turkey and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) paid a visit to Governor Mark Dayton today at […]

10 Fun Facts about Minnesota Turkey & Turkey To Go Concession

For immediate release Contact:                                                                                                       Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, Ph: 763/682-2171 (office),  612/554-0920 (mobile), ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com   Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 54 years (since 1958).  Our State Fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich […]

Minnesota’s Turkey Farmers Proud of Turkey To Go’s Ever-Expanding Reach

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release   Contact:                                                                                                       Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Ph: 763/682-2171 (office) or 612/554-0920 (cell) ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com   Minnesota’s Turkey Farmers Proud of Turkey To Go’s Ever-Expanding Reach Hunger Solutions MN To Receive Portion of Every State Fair Sale (Buffalo, MN) … Now in its 54th year at the Minnesota State […]

MTGA Announces Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Contact:              Lara Durben,  763/682-2171 or ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com MTGA Announces Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Jerry Isley, Willmar Poultry Company, Honored (Buffalo, MN) … Jerry Isley, the long-time general manager of PALS (a subsidiary of Willmar Poultry Company) was honored for his many years of service to Minnesota’s turkey industry at  the […]

MTGA Welcomes New Allied Director to Board

News Release For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:            ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com   (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has appointed Jeff Stauffenecker, Willmar, Minn., as the newest Allied Director to its Board. Stauffenecker is co-owner of Protein Alliance, which represents Northern Pride Cooperative in the sales of […]

MN Turkey Council Board Election Results Announced

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:    (763) 682-2171 E-mail:     lara@minnesotaturkey.com   MN Turkey Council Board Election Results Announced Directors Hail from Viking, Morristown, Melrose, Litchfield and Kensington (Buffalo, MN)…Five people have been elected to the 16-member Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) Board of Directors according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), […]

MTGA Announces 2012-13 President, Executive Committee

For immediate release                                                Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:   lara@minnesotaturkey.com MTGA Announces 2012-13 President, Executive Committee Officers Hail from Roseau, Northfield and Pelican Rapids   (Buffalo, MN)… Duane Jaenicke, P & Turkeys Inc., Roseau, Minn., has been elected President of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion […]

Outgoing MTGA Board Directors Honored for Service, Dedication to Turkey Industry

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:   lara@minnesotaturkey.com   Outgoing MTGA Board Directors Honored for Service, Dedication to Turkey Industry (Buffalo, MN)… Rick Klaphake of Melrose, Minn., Jeff Lindell of Cannon Falls, Minn., and Jim Trites of Henning, Minn., were honored by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) for their […]