Minnesota Turkey Farmers

Minnesota is the number one producer of turkeys in the nation and is home to 600 turkey farms around the state. We provide the state with over $1 billion in economic activity and more than 26,000 jobs. Turkey farm families are passionate about raising locally-grown, wholesome and nutritious turkey for their families and yours. We welcome you to take a moment to learn more about our turkey farmers and why turkey should be a part of your daily meals.

What We Do

Advocacy

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is the unified voice of the Minnesota turkey industry at the local, state, and federal levels. Learn more

Education

Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council provides educational resources for a variety of audiences. Learn more

Research

Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council sponsors research on best practices and to advance the turkey industry. Learn more
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Minnesota Turkey Growers Association enhances the success of the Minnesota turkey industry through member engagement, strong advocacy with legislators and public outreach.
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Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council discovers and shares healthy practices for its members and consumers by advancing strong research and public education.

Renew or Become a MTGA Member in 2021

Have you renewed your MTGA membership yet? Membership provides a myriad of benefits throughout the year and countless opportunities to network with others in the Minnesota turkey industry. Learn more here.

News & Updates

Turkey Farmers to Host Technology Sessions in the Industry

February 25, 2021
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is excited to host meetings across the state focused on technology in the Minnesota turkey industry March 23-25.

Representatives Baker and Miller Join Farmers for Poultry Day at the Capitol

February 23, 2021
The MTGA and CEAM met with Representatives Dave Baker of Willmar and Tim Miller of Prinsburg for Poultry Day at the Capitol.

Rep. John Burkel Joins Farmers for Poultry Day at the Capitol

February 23, 2021
The MTGA and CEAM met with Agriculture Finance and Policy Committee member Representative John Burkel of Badger for Poultry Day at the Capitol.

Our Farmers

Minnesota is home to 600 turkey farms around the state. Our turkey farm families take pride in the wholesome and nutritious turkey they grow for their families and yours. Learn more about who they are and why they raise turkeys.

Turkey Facts

Turkey packs more protein and less fat than similar cuts of chicken and beef. Our birds eat a healthy diet of grains and vitamins. They are free of any hormones or steroids. Find out more why you should be feeding your family nutritious, locally-grown turkey every day.  

Classifieds

Gain access to talent in the turkey industry by posting your job opportunity with us. You can also post farm equipment you have for sale where others in the industry will see it. While it’s encouraged, you don’t have to be an MTGA member to post an advertisement. If you are interested in posting an ad, contact us today.

Members can post a classified ad directly through the Member portal. Non-members are encouraged to contact us to post an advertisement.

Job Postings
Equipment For Sale
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