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MTGA and MTRPC Board Election Results Announced

Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:    (763) 682-2171 E-mail: Note: Photos available up on request (Buffalo, MN)… The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association have announced election results for each of its Boards of Directors. The newly elected directors are: MINNESOTA TURKEY GROWERS ASSOCIATION Region 2 Paul Kvistad, Kvistad […]


Thanksgiving Week Kicks Off with Governor Dayton Talking Turkey

 MTGA Announces Donation of $9,000 Toward Turkey Product Purchases to Hunger Solutions Minnesota St. Paul, MN (November 21, 2016) – Governor Mark Dayton continued the time-honored tradition – dating back to the 1940s – of kicking off Thanksgiving week with the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) at […]


Minnesota Turkey’s Media Opportunities at the State Fair

  What: Interviews with Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Executive Director Steve Olson and audience samples from our Turkey To Go restaurant at the Minnesota State Fair! When: Steve Olson is available August 25-28 and again September 3-5. (Note that audience samples can be made available during all dates of the State Fair; however Steve’s availability […]


16 Fun Facts: Minnesota Turkey & Turkey To Go Concession

  Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 58 years (since 1958). Our State Fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich and Slow-Roasted Turkey Drumsticks. Our menu: Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich ($7.25) Slow-Roasted Turkey Drumstick (Original, Sweet Glazed […]