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How do I get Vt. Beef news? Or is it the VBPA newsletter.
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From: John Winder <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, October 09, 2000 12:04 PM
Subject: Fwd: UVMBEEF: error report from SOVER.NET


> >From: "Bill or Cathy Emmons" <[log in to unmask]>
> >To: "UVM Beef Discussion Group" <[log in to unmask]>
> >References:  <[log in to unmask]>
> >Subject: Re:      Fwd: Buying and selling
> >Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 08:16:31 -0400
> >
> >Rod
> >
> >         My first thought about purchasing naturally grown beef animals =
> >for feeders/stockers in the spring is to use the VBPA spring sale.  The =
> >advantage is uniform lots of preconditioned and graded cattle .  There =
> >is an affidavit to be signed by producers who have not used implants or =
> >antibiotics so buyers know which animals can fit the "natural" market.  =
> >Advertising for cattle in Vt. Agriview, Country Folks and now in Vt. =
> >Beef News is another route.  Knowing who raises "reputation cattle" and =
> >buying direct from the farm is a good option .
> >