MTK is an interest organization representing farmers, forest owners and rural entrepreneurs in Finland. In 2017 MTK celebrated it's 100 years of anniversary together with 100 years anniversary of Finlands independence.
MTK has over 317 000 members in local agricultural producers’ organisations and regional forest management associations. All of the occupations and businesses of our members are based on renewable natural resources and their utilisation in a sustainable and economical way.
Regional activities and lobbying are carried out by 14 provincial MTK unions and 66 forest management associations.
According to a recent study carried out by University of Helsinki MTK is considered to be in top three of the most influential interest groups in Finland.
MTK’s sister organisation, SLC, has approximately 14,000 members and operates in the Swedish-speaking areas of Finland.