Turkey Guys, Inc. Receives Turkey Promoter of the Year Award

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:   lara@minnesotaturkey.com Turkey Guys, Inc. Receives Turkey Promoter of the Year Award (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) has honored Turkey Guys, Inc. with its 2012 “Turkey Promoter of the Year” award. Turkey Guys, Inc. – owned by […]

Turkey Farmer Honored with MTGA’s Most Prestigious Award

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:   lara@minnesotaturkey.com Turkey Farmer Honored with MTGA’s Most Prestigious Award (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) presented its prestigious Ranelius Award to long-time turkey farmer Gilbert Klaphake, Melrose, Minn., at its annual meeting on March 14 in Saint Paul, Minn. […]

MTGA Announces Ranelius Scholarship Recipients

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:   (763) 682-2171 E-mail:   lara@minnesotaturkey.com   MTGA Announces Ranelius Scholarship Recipients (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) presented six Ranelius Scholarship awards to worthy high school and college students at its annual meeting on March 14 in Saint Paul, Minn. This is a […]

MTGA Offers Scholarship Program

Contact: Lara Durben Phone: 763/682-2171 Email: lara@minnesotaturkey.com (Buffalo, MN) … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is pleased to announce its 2012 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 turkey industry. A total of $5,000 is available for […]

Governor Dayton, Senator Klobuchar Help Send Off Presidential Turkeys to White House for Pardon

MTGA Also Announces Donation of $11,200 to Hunger Solutions Minnesota   Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director, 763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com St. Paul, MN (November 18, 2011) – Two very Presidential turkeys and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) paid a visit to Governor Mark Dayton today at the State Capital […]

Name That National Thanksgiving Turkey Contest Opens November 1

PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association at 763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Willmar, MN – November 1, 2011) – Minnesota residents have an opportunity to submit name suggestions for a pair of turkeys that are being raised in order to be presented to President Obama later this month. The top names […]

Willmar Poultry Company, MTGA Raising Presidential Turkey Hopeful

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jenn Baumgartner, Life-Science Innovations at 320/222-9750 ext 2710 Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association at 763/682-2171   If invited by the White House, Willmar Poultry Company (WPC) executive, Rick Huisinga, will present President Obama and his family with the 2011 National Thanksgiving Turkey in November. Huisinga will have this honor as […]

Turkey To Go: A State Fair Mainstay that’s Expanding Across the Twin Cities!

Contact:                                                                                                       Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association – Ph: 763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com   (Buffalo, MN) … What do the Minnesota State Fair, Target Field and the Twin Cities mobile food cart scene all have in common?  Turkey To Go – home of the Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich! Now in its 53rd year, Turkey To […]

10 Fun Facts about Minnesota Turkey and Turkey To Go Concession

Contact:                                                                                                       Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Ph: 763/682-2171 (office),  612/554-0920 (cell), lara@minnesotaturkey.com   Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 53 years (since 1958).  Our State Fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich and Slow-Roasted Turkey […]

MTGA Announces 2011 Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

  For immediate release Contact:Lara Durben,763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com PHOTO – BOB PETERSEN (Buffalo, MN) … A well-known “turkey specialist” from Belgrade, MN was honored for his many years of service to Minnesota’s turkey industry atthe Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Summer Meeting earlier this month in Red Wing, MN. Bob Petersen, retired from Willmar Poultry […]