MTGA Announces 2011 Ranelius Award Recipient

    For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Russ Christianson (Buffalo, MN )… The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) presented its prestigious Ranelius Award to Russ Christianson, General Manager of Northern Pride Cooperative in Thief River Falls, Minn., at its annual meeting on March 16 in St. Paul. “The […]

Minnesota Turkey Promoters of the Year Announced

  For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Candy Freeman Photo – Marilyn McAlpine (Buffalo, MN )… The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) has honored Candy Freeman of Melrose High School, Melrose, Minn., and Marilyn McAlpine, retired MTRPC Certified Home Economist, Stillwater, Minn., with the “Turkey Promoter […]

Outgoing MTGA Board Directors Honored for Service

      For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Kim Gorans Photo – Gregg Veldman   (Buffalo, MN)…Kim Gorans of Willmar, Minn., and Gregg Veldman of Becker, Minn., were honored by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) for their many years of service to the organization’s Board of Directors […]

MN Turkey Council Board Election Results Announced

        For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, (763) 682-2171 orlara@minnesotaturkey.com Directors Hail from Redwood Falls, Roseau, Little Falls, Willmar and Cokato (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), the agency responsible for […]

MTGA Announces 2011-12 President, Executive Committee

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Officers Hail from Cannon Falls, Roseau, Northfield and Little Falls Executive Committee Photo |  President Lindell Photo (Buffalo, MN)… Jeff Lindell, Cannon Falls, Minn., has been elected President of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) for 2011-2012. “I […]

MTGA Congratulates Frederickson on Appointment

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben Phone: 763/682-2171 Email: lara@minnesotaturkey.com Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Congratulates Frederickson on Appointment (Buffalo, MN) … Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) congratulates Dave Frederickson on being appointed by Governor-elect Mark Dayton to serve as the next commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). “Dave Frederickson brings a […]

Governor Pawlenty, Minnesota’s Turkey Farmers Honor Thanksgiving

Contact: Lara Durben 763-682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com MTGA Donates 16,700 Pounds of Minnesota-Grown Turkey to Food Shelves St. Paul, MN (November 20, 2010) – Governor Tim Pawlenty and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) continued a time-honored tradition today by talking turkey at the State Capitol. At the event, MTGA President Kent Meschke, Little Falls, MN […]

Minnesota Turkey Farmers Care About What You Care About

Press Release Contact: Lara Durben, 763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com (Buffalo, MN) – For Minnesota’s turkey farmers and their families, raising healthy turkeys is the #1 priority. “For those of us who raise poultry, livestock and crops, farming is both our livelihood and our profession,” said Kent Meschke, a turkey farmer from Little Falls, MN and President […]

Minnesota Turkey Utilizing Social Media to Talk Turkey

Press Release Contact: Lara Durben, 763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com (Buffalo, MN) – Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are now talking turkey to the masses on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. “As the nation’s #1 producing state for turkey, we’re thrilled to announce we have jumped on the social media […]