2018 Ranelius Award Recipient: Dr. Carol Cardona

March 22, 2018 – For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone: (763) 682-2171 E-mail: ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is proud to announce that Dr. Carol Cardona, Pomeroy Chair in Avian Health, University of Minnesota, is the 2018 recipient of its prestigious Ranelius Award. The announcement was made at […]

Minnesota’s Poultry Farmers Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

February 13, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Communications Director, ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com or 763-682-2171   Feb. 13, 2018 – BUFFALO MN – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota (CEAM) praised a breakthrough bi-partisan bill introduced today by 13 senators – including Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina […]

Turkeys and DDGs

A note from Minnesota Turkey: this post below was original written by the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association, one of our allied members.We thought we would share it here and see what you think. If you’re a turkey farmer, do you use DDGs in your turkeys’ diet? Feel free to use the comment section to let us […]

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., […]