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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 […]


MTGA Announces Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

(BUFFALO, MN) – Brad Kelley of Animal Health International was honored for his many years of service to Minnesota’s turkey industry at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Summer Conference last week in Duluth, Minn. Kelley received the 2016 MTGA Allied Lifetime Achievement Award. MTGA Allied Committee Member Errol Lagred of Best Veterinary Solutions, Inc. […]


MTGA Announces Unsung Hero Award Recipients

University of Minnesota MCROC Staffers in Willmar, Minn. Honored (BUFFALO, MN) –  Cristian Flores Figueroa and Jeannette Munoz Aguayo – technicians with the University of Minnesota’s MidCentral Outreach Center (MCROC) in Willmar, Minn. – were awarded the inaugural Unsung Heroes Award at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Summer Conference last week in Duluth, Minn. […]


June Spotlights Summer Grilling with Turkey and National Turkey Lovers’ Day

June is Turkey Lovers’ Month® and Sunday June 19 is National Turkey Lovers’ Day (Source: National Turkey Federation) May 27, 2016 – Memorial Day weekend previews grilling season and rekindles America’s love of turkey with the smoky flavors of turkey burgers, turkey tenderloin and turkey drumsticks. An increasing number of consumers are enjoying turkey for […]