State Aid Set for Minnesota Turkey Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com Application deadline is December 1, 2020 BUFFALO, Minn. – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association has been working for months with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to secure financial assistance to Minnesota turkey farmers impacted by the COVID pandemic. This […]

Turkey Farmer John Burkel is Elected to the Minnesota House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com Representative-elect Burkel Begins Term in January BUFFALO, Minn. – Past President of Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and former National Turkey Federation Executive Committee member John Burkel won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives. Burkel, a turkey farmer from Badger, […]

Isanti County Turkey Farmer Joins Congressman Pete Stauber to Share Coronavirus Challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com Scott Heymer Represented Minnesota Turkey Growers Association BUFFALO, Minn. – Minnesota Turkey Growers Association member Scott Heymer met with Congressman Pete Stauber at a Stanchfield farm recently to share the challenges presented by the pandemic for turkey farmers across the […]

Congressional Delegation Aids Minnesota Turkey Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com CFAP 2 Includes Turkey in Pandemic Assistance Funding BUFFALO, Minn. – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is grateful to announce turkey farmers now qualify for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2) for losses caused by the pandemic. President […]

Minnesota Turkey Farmers’ Turkey To Go Booth Excited for Round Two of Minnesota State Fair Food Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com Hunger Solutions Will See Benefit BUFFALO, Minn. – Minnesota turkey farmers’ Turkey To Go was a hit at the first Minnesota State Fair Food Parade. In total, Turkey To Go sold roughly 16,050 pounds of turkey over the 13-day celebration. […]

Minnesota Turkey Meeting Features COVID Aid to Farmers Discussion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson gave an update on Congressional Action BUFFALO, Minn. – For the first time in their 81-year history, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) held their annual meetings […]

Minnesota Turkey welcomes new Executive Director Sarah Anderson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763-682-2171 (office) rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com   (March 17, 2020) BUFFALO, Minn. – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and the Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are proud to announce and welcome Sarah Anderson to serve as their new Executive Director. Anderson previously served […]

Minnesota Turkey celebrates Thanksgiving with donation to Hunger Solutions Minnesota, visits with Governor Walz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Groos, MTGA Program Assistant rgroos@minnesotaturkey.com or 763-682-2171 MTGA announces donation of $11,000 toward turkey product purchases to Hunger Solutions Minnesota ST. PAUL, MINN. (NOVEMBER 27, 2019) – Governor Tim Walz continued the time-honored tradition – dating back to the 1940s – of kicking off the Thanksgiving holiday with the Minnesota […]

Minnesota propane supply and demand update

November 7, 2019 MTGA thanks the Minnesota Propane Association for cooperating with us to share the following information with our turkey grower members. For those who have not heard, there has been great demand for propane in Minnesota. Farmers are drying record amounts of corn and therefore, consuming record amounts of propane. According to the […]