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MTGA Welcomes Pam Debele as New Ag Program Specialist / Membership Coordinator

For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone:     (763) 682-2171  |  E-mail: (Buffalo, MINN) … Pam Debele of St. Michael, Minn., has joined the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) as its Ag Program Specialist and Membership Coordinator. Her first day on the job was January 14. Pam comes to MTGA most recently from the […]

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Statement on New Commissioner of Agriculture for Minnesota

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Statement on Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Appointment The following statement may be attributed to Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Executive Director Steve Olson regarding the appointment of Thom Peterson as Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner. “Congratulations to Thom Peterson on his appointment as Minnesota’s Commissioner of Agriculture. Our organization has enjoyed working […]


Minnesota Turkey Donates 12,350 Pounds of Turkey to Hunger Solutions Minnesota

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director 763/682-2171 or   Buffalo, MN (November 21, 2018) – Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) – the nonprofit organization that represents the state’s turkey farmers and turkey companies – has announced a donation of 12,350 pounds of turkey products to Hunger Solutions Minnesota. President […]


18 Fun Facts for the 2018 State Fair – Minnesota Turkey and Turkey To Go

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Ph: 763/682-2171 (office), 612/554-0920 (mobile) Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has been serving up turkey at the Minnesota State Fair for 60 years (since 1958). Our state fair concession stand, Turkey To Go, is known for its signature Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich and Slow-Roasted […]