Welcome to the digital home for the National Turkey Federation (NTF)! We are proud to represent America’s turkey farmers and processors as well as our industry partners. From this site, you can gain valuable insights about how turkeys are responsibly raised in the United States, uncover the many health benefits of this lean protein, find out how you can join the federation, explore our vast archive of delicious turkey recipes, study the history of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation at the White House and engage with legislators and regulators in Washington on issues affecting our industry.
Since 1940, the National Turkey Federation has served as the national advocate for America’s turkey farmers and producers, raising awareness for our members’ products while strengthening their ability to profitably and safely deliver wholesome, high-quality and nutritious food to consumers worldwide.
Today, NTF represents more than 95 percent of the turkey industry. Nearly 300 member companies from every facet of the industry are affiliated with NTF, including growers, processors, hatchers, breeders, distributors, allied services and state associations.
The turkey industry is responsible for creating 440,739 jobs in the United States and generates about $109.5 billion in annual economic impact
NTF officers, executive committee members and board of director members serve as volunteers. NTF is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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