turkey industry

Tight Times for the Turkey Industry

Dan Commodities, Economy, Poultry

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, the National Turkey Federation (NTF) wants consumers to know how the American turkey industry plays an essential role in feeding people around the world, creating jobs and helping to maintain a strong economy. The NTF is made up of hardworking men and women on family farms, in the plant and everywhere in between. That includes animal …

President Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkeys

Dan Poultry

Last week, National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Phil Seger presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named “Peanut Butter” to President Biden during the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation. “Peanut Butter” and his alternate, “Jelly,” received a formal pardon from the president and will now reside on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Tyron Spearman has the story. The National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation is …

Wild Turkey Habitats

Dan Forestry, Poultry

A survey by the National Turkey Federation (NTF) says over this Thanksgiving holiday 88% of us will be eating turkey. And while most of those birds served up will be farm raised, some gobblers will be hunted in the wild. Around 6.2 million wild turkeys trot around the U.S. and can be found in 49 of the 50 states, thriving in woodlands …