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 […]

MTGA Announces 2017 Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

For Immediate Release (6/30/17) Contact: Lara Durben Communications & Assistant Executive Director Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (763) 682-2171  |  ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com]    (BUFFALO, MN) – The late Dr. Marshall Kim Brinton was honored at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) annual Summer Conference, which was held in Breezy Point, Minnesota, June 21-23 2017. The 2017 MTGA […]

Minnesota Turkey Joins Ag Organizations, Rural Counties to Call for Delay of State Water Buffer Law

Contact: Brent Renneke Public Relations Manager, Minnesota Corn Growers Association brenneke@mncorn.org 701-741-7292 AG ORGANIZATIONS AND RURAL COUNTIES CALL FOR MODIFICATIONS AND DELAY OF STATE WATER BUFFER LAW SHAKOPEE, MN (May 11, 2017) ….. Eighteen Minnesota farm and agricultural organizations and several local government officials representing rural counties signed onto a joint letter to Governor Dayton […]

Safety Tips for Farms

Our office received an email today from one of our grower members, asking for resources about farm safety – especially fire and weather safety. I took a look around, did a Google search or two, and came up with a few links that hopefully are helpful to farmers. Check these out: University of Minnesota Extension […]