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NTF to address state of turkey industry on Capitol Hill

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) released a statement on July 9 on the announcement of a hearing before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. The hearing will feature testimony from several producers from the livestock and poultry industries. John Zimmerman, a Minnesota turkey grower and NTF Executive Committee member, will represent the turkey industry.
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MTGA and MTRPC award Ranelius, Turkey Promoter and lifetime achievement

The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are pleased to share the names of its award recipients honored for their dedication, service and passion for the Minnesota turkey industry. The announcements were made at the MTGA 80th Anniversary Summer Conference on June 27 in Brainerd, Minn.
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Carrots made from turkey? Count me in

To counter all the plant-based protein items being introduced by rivals, Arby’s is exploring meat-based vegetables
Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve really liked Arby’s. I like the fast-food chain even more now.
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Celebrity chefs, Jennie-O Turkey Store collaborate on turkey burger recipes

Jennie-O Turkey Store, one of the most beloved turkey brands in the nation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods (HRL), announced on July 2 the release of new ground-turkey-burger recipes for the grill, developed by award-winning big-city restaurateurs, culinary entrepreneurs, TV personalities and a certified master chef. Some of these recipes, while developed specifically for home cooks to spice up their grilling routines, will soon be found on menus in Chicago and New York City.
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