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 […]

19 Fun Facts for 2019: Minnesota Turkey & Turkey To Go Concession

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Ph: 763/682-2171 (office), 612/554-0920 (mobile) ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com   Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 61 years (since 1958). Our state fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich and […]

Turkey To Go focuses on classics at the Minnesota State Fair

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Minnesota Growers Association (MTGA) Ph: 763/682-2171 (office) or 612/554-0920 (cell) ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com Turkey To Go focuses on the classics at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich celebrates 20 years at the fair (Buffalo, Minn.) … Since 1958, Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) restaurant […]

MTGA and MTRPC award three noteworthy individuals during annual meeting

July 2, 2019 — For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Communications Director Phone: (763) 682-2171 E-mail: ldurben@minnesotaturkey.com MTGA and MTRPC award three noteworthy individuals with its Ranelius, Turkey Promoter and Allied Lifetime Achievement Awards (Buffalo, Minn.) — The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are pleased to share […]

Episode #25: MTGA Summer Conference

In episode #25 of What The Cluck! Podcast, host Steve Olson is joined by Paul Kvistad, a turkey grower from Wood Lake, Minn. and the current MTGA President. The two discuss why MTGA Summer Conference is a can’t miss event and the stellar education program. They encourage all members to attend and use the education […]

Episode #24: Importance of turkey hatcheries

In episode #24 of What The Cluck! Podcast, host Steve Olson is joined by Demetrio Barajas, a hatchery manager with Select Genetics. The two discuss all aspects of a turkey hatchery including incubation, poult uniformity, walk through the various stages of eggs at the hatchery and share the ideal conditions inside the hatchery for the […]