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 […]

Episode 22: Poultry Health Management School continuing education opportunities

In episode #22 of What The Cluck! Podcast, host Steve Olson is joined by Dr. Darrin Karcher, poultry extension at Purdue University, Madison Taylor, partnership and outreach coordinator at Ferndale Market, and Todd Smith, quality assurance at Daybreak Foods. Dr. Karcher serves on the Poultry Health Management School executive committee and both Madison and Todd […]

Episode #21: Egg nutrition and education during Easter

In episode #21 of What The Cluck! Podcast, host Steve Olson is joined by Ashley Richardson, Senior Director of Marketing Communications for the American Egg Board (a check-off organization funded by American egg farmers). The conversation kicks off discussing the Egg Nutrition Center, the Egg Safety Center, and AEB’s iconic brand – the Incredible Egg. […]

Episode #20: Turkey Genetics Part 2 | Turkey mini-series ep. 3

In episode #20 of What The Cluck! Podcast, host Steve Olson interviews Paige Rohlf, geneticist and Research & Development Manager for Aviagen Turkeys. The two discuss turkey genetics and the importance of genomics and biotechnology in producing turkey products for consumers. Primary breeders in the turkey industry are committed to researching and investing in science […]