Source: University of Minnesota Extension Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension, office 612-626-4077, email@example.com SAINT PAUL, Minn. (5/18/2015)–Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension. Using economic modeling, […]
Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) | Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota (CEAM) May 15, 2015 Attribute to: Steve Olson, Executive Director, MTGA and CEAM We know the decision to halt poultry exhibitions at our county fairs and the Minnesota State Fair was not an easy one to make. This certainly affects the 4-H kids […]
Minnesota Turkey Growers Association | Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota Joint Statement on Governor Dayton’s Emergency Executive Order (April 23, 2015) Attribute to: Steve Olson, Executive Director (MTGA and CEAM) Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 15-09, declaring a Peacetime State of Emergency in Minnesota in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). […]
For immediate release Date: April 8, 2015 Contact: Lara Durben Phone: (763) 682-2171 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (Buffalo, Minn.) … Since early March, there have been a number of flocks of turkeys diagnosed with a highly-pathogenic strain of avian influenza (HPAI). All incidences currently are isolated introductions of the HPAI strain known as H5N2; the flocks are on […]
As we move toward a new year, we took a few moments to capture 2014 in photos. This video highlights the people and events that made this a most amazing 75th anniversary year for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association. Check it out – and Merry Christmas!
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director 763/682-2171, cell 612/554-0920 or email@example.com UPDATED: 11/24/14, 1:30 p.m. St. Paul, MN (November 24, 2014) – Governor Mark Dayton welcomed the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and two hen turkeys to the State Capitol today. The event marks a time-honored tradition, going back since the 1940s, of Minnesota’s Governor […]
For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Phone: 763/682-2171 | Mobile: 612/554-0920, firstname.lastname@example.org MYTH: Turkeys are pumped full of added hormones and steroids so they fatten up quickly. TRUTH: All turkeys in the U.S. are raised without any added hormones and steroids. There are no hormones or steroids approved by the FDA for use in poultry and […]
NEWS RELEASE Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director, 763/682-2171, mobile 612/554-0920 or email@example.com Buffalo, Minn. (November 10, 2014) – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has announced the launch of its new website, www.minnesotaturkey.com. The website features a plethora of information and videos on Minnesota’s 450 turkey farmers, which rank #1 for turkey production in […]
It’s #FarmFactFriday and we’re sharing a new infographic all about Minnesota’s turkey industry. Did you know: Minnesota has 450 turkey farmers – many of whom come from 3rd, 4th and even 5th generation farm families! (You can learn more about our farmers’ family connections here.) Every turkey raised in Minnesota brings over $17 of economic impact […]
A major goal with our new website debut is to add a blog all about Minnesota’s turkey farmers and the business of raising turkeys. This space is where we’ll bring in a variety of people to write about what life is like raising turkeys, along with folks who work for companies that supply the turkey […]
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