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2018 Ranelius Award Recipient: Dr. Carol Cardona

March 22, 2018 – For immediate release Contact:  Lara Durben Phone: (763) 682-2171 E-mail: (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is proud to announce that Dr. Carol Cardona, Pomeroy Chair in Avian Health, University of Minnesota, is the 2018 recipient of its prestigious Ranelius Award. The announcement was made at […]


Minnesota’s Poultry Farmers Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

February 13, 2018 For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, Communications Director, or 763-682-2171   Feb. 13, 2018 – BUFFALO MN – The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and the Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota (CEAM) praised a breakthrough bi-partisan bill introduced today by 13 senators – including Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina […]


Minnesota Turkey Ushers in Thanksgiving with Donation to Hunger Solutions, Visit with Governor Dayton

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director 763/682-2171, cell 612/554-0920 or A Brother from the National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Makes an Appearance St. Paul, MN (November 17, 2017) – Governor Mark Dayton continued the time-honored tradition – dating back to the 1940s – of kicking off the Thanksgiving holiday with […]


Turkeys from National Thanksgiving Flock to Visit Twin Cities Schools

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2017 Contacts: Nicole Krumrie, 763-682-2171 or Lara Durben, 612-554-0920 or Twin Cities Students “Flock” to See Turkeys from the National Thanksgiving Flock What: National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Members Visit Twin Cities Students When: November 14, 2018 Where: • Kaposia Education Center o 1225 1st Ave S, South St. […]