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Joel Brandenberger to Retire as National Turkey Federation President and CEO
Brandenberger will retire in June after 33 years of service to the industry
After 33 years with the National Turkey Federation (NTF), including 17 years as President and Chief Executive Officer, Joel Brandenberger will retire on June 30, 2024. The announcement was made today by NTF Chairman Steve Lykken.
“On behalf of the NTF Executive Committee, Board of Directors and membership, I would like to thank Joel for his decades of service to the industry,” said Lykken, President of Jennie-O Turkey Store...
Lykken to Serve as 2023 National Turkey Federation Chair
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced the 2023 officer team and Executive Committee members recently elected by the Board of Directors at the 2023 NTF Annual Convention in Palm Springs.
Steve Lykken of Jennie-O Turkey Store was elected 2023 NTF chairman. John Zimmerman of P&J Products Co. will serve as vice chairman and Jay Jandrain of Butterball as secretary-treasurer. Ronnie Parker, representing Circle S Ranch, will move into the role of immediate past chairman...
National Turkey Federation Renews Turkey Smoke Series in Partnership with the K.C. Barbeque Society
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is pleased to renew its partnership with the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS), kicking off the fourth year of the Turkey Smoke Series, which encourages both professional and amateur pitmasters to showcase the versatility and creativity of turkey on the smoker or grill. The Turkey Smoke Series features a turkey category in select barbeque competitions across the United States during the 2023 season. Pitmasters and contest organizers love that the Turkey Smoke...
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