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MTGA Congratulates Frederickson on Appointment

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben Phone: 763/682-2171 Email: Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Congratulates Frederickson on Appointment (Buffalo, MN) … Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) congratulates Dave Frederickson on being appointed by Governor-elect Mark Dayton to serve as the next commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). “Dave Frederickson brings a […]

Governor Pawlenty, Minnesota’s Turkey Farmers Honor Thanksgiving

Contact: Lara Durben 763-682-2171 or MTGA Donates 16,700 Pounds of Minnesota-Grown Turkey to Food Shelves St. Paul, MN (November 20, 2010) – Governor Tim Pawlenty and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) continued a time-honored tradition today by talking turkey at the State Capitol. At the event, MTGA President Kent Meschke, Little Falls, MN […]

Minnesota Turkey Farmers Care About What You Care About

Press Release Contact: Lara Durben, 763/682-2171 or (Buffalo, MN) – For Minnesota’s turkey farmers and their families, raising healthy turkeys is the #1 priority. “For those of us who raise poultry, livestock and crops, farming is both our livelihood and our profession,” said Kent Meschke, a turkey farmer from Little Falls, MN and President […]

Minnesota Turkey Utilizing Social Media to Talk Turkey

Press Release Contact: Lara Durben, 763/682-2171 or (Buffalo, MN) – Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are now talking turkey to the masses on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. “As the nation’s #1 producing state for turkey, we’re thrilled to announce we have jumped on the social media […]

9 Fun Facts – Turkey To Go and Minnesota Turkey

For immediate release Contact: Vanessa Tait, Group Leaf LLC Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Ph: 651/308-8027 Ph: 763/682-2171 (office) or 612/554-0920 (cell) 1. The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 52 years (since 1958). Our State Fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is […]