The Summer Conference is open to all MTGA members, former/retired MTGA members(our “Golden Gobblers”), all turkey farmers who pay checkoff, as well as those who are interested in joining MTGA – along with family members.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
The Summer Conference is a fantastic opportunity to learn, network and connect with other members.Plus,families are welcome and encouraged to attend, so bring your spouse/significant other and your kids and make it a mini-getaway to the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area!
BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM BY MAY 23
1 QUEEN, 1 KING, OR 2 QUEEN BEDS
$188.77 for 1 night
$377.54 for 2 nights, Wednesday – Friday
$566.31 for 3 nights, Tuesday – Friday
Lodging package includes lodging, use of beaches, swimming pools, sauna, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, service charge, and sales tax.
Payment Information: Full package payment is required at the time of reservation request.
Cancellation Policy: You are responsible for your entire stay; early departures or reservation reductions are not refundable. Package payments are refundable minus a $25.00 cancellation fee if you cancel by May 23, 2019. Any cancellation made after May 23, 2019 will not receive a refund (replacements are gladly accepted). Reservations made after the deadline are non-refundable.
2018 Summer Conference – Video Recaps of Presentations
Research Updates from Dr. Carol Cardona
On the Farm Employment
Nathan Hulinsky, University of Minnesota Extension
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Implications of Tax Law Changes
Ron Dvergsten, Northland College FBM
Long-Term Care: A Primer
Leslie Martins, Newman Long Term Care
• Alternative Energy: Jack Kluempke, Minnesota Department of Commerce
• Energy Conservation: Amanda Marney, Kansas State Research and Extension • Energy Contracts: Scott Jones, Dooley’s Petroleum
• Energy Audits : Bethany Reinholtz, GDS Associates
Energy Conservation on the Farm
Amanda Marney, Kansas State Research and Extension
2017 Summer Conference – Video Recaps of Presentations
Panel: Advocating for Your Turkey Industry
Dr. Leah Dorman – Consumer Perceptions of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
Panel: A Good Start for Your Poults
Panel: Mortality Disposal Options
Research Updates from the University of Minnesota
Get-Away Breakfast: Legislative Updates from Bruce Kleven and Joel Brandenberger