2019 MTGA Summer Conference

  • June 26-28, 2019

  • Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd, MN

It’s our 80th anniversary!  We hope you will be a part of the celebration – registration and hotel reservations are now open for the 2019 MTGA Summer Conference.

Register Online Now

View printable schedule and registration form

Sponsorship Form

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The Summer Conference is open to all MTGA members, former/retired MTGA members  (our “Golden Gobblers”), all turkey farmers who pay checkoff, as well as those who are interested in joining MTGA – along with family members.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

The Summer Conference is a fantastic opportunity to learn, network and connect with other members.  Plus,  families are welcome and encouraged to attend, so bring your spouse/significant other and your kids and make it a mini-getaway to the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area!


BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM

  • Deadline was May 23; however Madden’s will honor the group rate as long as rooms are still available so call / email today!

BOOK NOW:
reservations@maddens.com
800-233-2934
Click here for online reservations

1 QUEEN, 1 KING, OR 2 QUEEN BEDS

$188.77 for 1 night

$377.54 for 2 nights, Wednesday – Friday

$566.31 for 3 nights, Tuesday – Friday

Lodging package includes lodging, use of beaches, swimming pools, sauna, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, service charge, and sales tax.

Payment Information: Full package payment is required at the time of reservation request.

Cancellation Policy: You are responsible for your entire stay; early departures or reservation reductions are not refundable. Package payments are refundable minus a $25.00 cancellation fee if you cancel by May 23, 2019. Any cancellation made after May 23, 2019 will not receive a refund (replacements are gladly accepted). Reservations made after the deadline are non-refundable.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 763-682-2171 or email info@minnesotaturkey.com.


Future Summer Conference dates:

2019 
Madden’s on Gull Lake (MTGA’s 80th Anniversary)
Brainerd, MN
June 26, 2019 – June 28, 2019
2020
Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel
Prior Lake, MN
June 24, 2020 – June 26, 2020
2021
Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center
Alexandria, MN
June 23, 2021 – June 25, 2021

2018 Summer Conference – Video Recaps of Presentations

Research Updates from Dr. Carol Cardona

On the Farm Employment

Nathan Hulinsky, University of Minnesota Extension

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Implications of Tax Law Changes

Ron Dvergsten, Northland College FBM

Long-Term Care: A Primer

Leslie Martins, Newman Long Term Care

Energy Panel

• Alternative Energy: Jack Kluempke, Minnesota Department of Commerce
• Energy Conservation: Amanda Marney, Kansas State Research and Extension • Energy Contracts: Scott Jones, Dooley’s Petroleum
• Energy Audits : Bethany Reinholtz, GDS Associates

Energy Conservation on the Farm

Amanda Marney, Kansas State Research and Extension

2017 Summer Conference – Video Recaps of Presentations

Panel: Advocating for Your Turkey Industry

Dr. Leah Dorman – Consumer Perceptions of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

Panel: A Good Start for Your Poults

Panel: Mortality Disposal Options

Research Updates from the University of Minnesota

Get-Away Breakfast: Legislative Updates from Bruce Kleven and Joel Brandenberger

Farm Business Transition – Where Do I Begin?