News & Updates

Little Falls Turkey Grower Lynette Gessell Wins Re-Election to Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council

May 20, 2021
Source:
MTGA
Minnesota turkey growers from across the state voted to re-elect Lynette Gessell of Little Falls to the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC).

Hanska Turkey Farmer Tim Miller Wins Re-Election to Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council

May 20, 2021
Source:
MTGA
Minnesota turkey growers from across the state re-elect Tim Miller of Hanska to the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC).

Rothsay Turkey Farmer Max Velo Named Treasurer of Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council

May 20, 2021
Source:
MTGA
The Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) elected Max Velo Treasurer of the Board. Velo will serve the Council as Treasurer for a one-year term.

New Ulm Turkey Farmer Loren “Butch” Brey Named Vice President of Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council

May 20, 2021
Source:
MTGA
After winning election to the MTRPC by the state’s turkey farmers, New Ulm’s Loren “Butch” Brey was elected to Vice President of the Council.

Sauk Centre Turkey Farmer Pete Klaphake Named President of Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council

May 20, 2021
Source:
MTGA
The Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) elected has Pete Klaphake President of the Board. Klaphake will lead the Council for a one-year term.

Biosecurity Training for Turkey Farmers Gamified

May 19, 2021
Source:
MTGA
To demonstrate the risk and reward of biosecurity, MTGA and UMN Extension are teaming up to bring a fun simulator game to the doorsteps of turkey farmers.

MTGA Staffer Pam Debele Participates in "Livestock Real Talk Podcast"

May 14, 2021
Source:
MTGA
Host Ellen Harth interviews MTGA staffer Pam Debele in these four "hot topic areas" of poultry production.

MTRPC Participates in South Central College Career Navigator Program

May 13, 2021
Source:
South Central College
MTRPC's Pam Debele gave a virtual turkey career presentation for the high school Career Navigator program through South Central College. Check it out!

High Feed Costs Pressuring Turkey Growers

May 11, 2021
Source:
Brownfield Ag News
Turkey growers are struggling to make money with feed costs at multi-year highs. MTGA's director tells Brownfield turkey diets consist of corn and soybeans.