About the National Turkey Federation

Representing America’s Turkey Industry

Welcome to the digital home of the National Turkey Federation (NTF)! We are proud to represent America’s turkey farmers and processors as well as our industry partners. Since 1940, NTF has served as the national advocate for America’s turkey industry, raising awareness for our members’ products while strengthening their ability to profitably and safely deliver wholesome, high-quality and nutritious food to consumers worldwide.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NTF currently represents more than 95 percent of the turkey industry. Nearly 300 companies from every sector of the industry are affiliated with NTF, including growers, processors, hatchers, breeders, distributors, allied services and state associations. NTF officers, Executive Committee members and the Board of Directors serve as volunteers.

Here you can learn about how turkeys are responsibly raised in the United States, uncover the health benefits of turkey as a protein, manage your NTF membership, scroll through a extensive archive of delicious turkey recipes, explore the history of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation at the White House and engage with legislators and regulators in Washington on issues affecting the industry.