MTGA Welcomes New Allied Director to Board

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Contact: Lara Durben(763) 682-2171 or




(Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has appointed Errol Lagred of Best Veterinary Solutions, Willmar, Minn., as the newest Allied Director to its Board.

Lagred has spent many years in the turkey industry, first as a farm supervisor for Jennie-O Foods, then as a serviceman for Swift, and later for Brinton Vet Supply – and now Best Veterinary Solutions (BVS) – in Willmar, Minn.

“We are pleased to welcome Errol to the MTGA Board of Directors,” said 2010-11 MTGA President Kent Meschke of Little Falls, Minn. “Errol has been an integral resource to the turkey industry for many years and his expertise and knowledge of turkeys as well as the people in our industry will be valued greatly.”

Lagred’s term on the MTGA Board began March 1, 2011. For more information, please contact MTGA at (763) 682-2171 or visit

About MTGA

The MTGA, founded in 1939 and currently headquartered in Buffalo, MN, is a nonprofit association dedicated to fostering a successful Minnesota turkey industry and its ability to make positive contributions to consumers, the economy, the environment and its members. Minnesota is currently ranked #1 for turkey production in the U.S. with its 250 turkey farmers raising approximately 45 million turkeys in 2010. Minnesota has the most independent turkey farmers of any state in the U.S. For further details, visit


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