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Minnesota’s Poultry Farmers Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

February 13, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Communications Director, 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 […]


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 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 Lara Durben, 612-554-0920 or 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 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, […]