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Sorry about the confusion.  Cathy has some additional information below.

>From: Bill or Cathy Emmons <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject:      Re: Fwd: Re: some thoughts
>To: [log in to unmask]
>
>John-  I just spoke with Tracy at the First Pioneer Farm Credit office and
>found out that the meeting is to be held in Claverack, New York and not
>Mass.  Claverack is about one hour south of Albany, N.Y. just off the
>Northway (Interstate 87).  I would like to go and will look for another VBPA
>member to go with me.  Perhaps Ed Jackson or someone on the VBPA marketing
>committee.    Bill Emmons
>----- Original Message -----
>From: John Winder <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 10:05 AM
>Subject: Fwd: Re: some thoughts
>
>
> > Yes the information indicates that Doc and Connie will meet with farmers
> > during the day (Nov 13), they will also meet in a more formal setting at
> > 6:30 in the First Pioneer Farm Credit offices.
> >
> > John
> >
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> > >Date:         Mon, 6 Nov 2000 09:57:23 -0500
> > >Reply-To: UVM Beef Discussion Group <[log in to unmask]>
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> > >From: Dee Potter <[log in to unmask]>
> > >Subject:      Re: some thoughts
> > >To: [log in to unmask]
> > >
> > >Are you saying that Doc and Connie will be at this meeting?
> > >
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: John Winder [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > >Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 9:54 AM
> > >To: [log in to unmask]
> > >Subject: some thoughts
> > >
> > >
> > >Recently, Christine O'Brien from Heath, Massachusetts sent me an article
> > >about the upcoming meeting in Mass.  Doc and Connie Hatfield have been
>the
> > >driving forces behind formation of a cooperative in Oregon called "Oregon
> > >Country Beef".  Current sales are about $10 million annually.  Doc and
> > >Connie are wonderful ambassadors for the beef industry and have been
> > >innovators in the area of beef marketing and production.  If you are
> > >interested in attending, the meeting will be held on November 13 at the
> > >First Pioneer Farm Credit, 190 Rt 9H, Claverack, Mass.  Call Tracy at
> > >518-426-9331 to RSVP.
> > >
> > >This is very timely relative to some of the discussion Saturday at the
>VBP
> > >meeting.  I hope someone from Vermont can attend.  I have a previous
> > >engagement that evening.  I have attached the link to the Oregon Country
> > >Beef web site.  I truly believe that in order to flourish, the beef
> > >industry in Vermont needs to develop into more of a single marketing
>group
> > >to exploit the potential of the Vermont name.  I would be interested in
> > >hearing your comments.
> > >
> > >John
> > >
> > >http://www.oregoncountrybeef.com/index.html