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W.E. (not verified)
on Aug 29, 2013

Kudos to you, Dennis, for raising your cattle without all the chemical and pharmaceutical interference. The marketing hype and industry propaganda kept us fooled for a very long time. If you have made same the paradigm shift that compelled us to finish our cattle on grass, you will enjoy a burgeoning demand. That's increasingly what people want: a natural product grown naturally on fertile soil. It is also the most economical and sustainable way to grow beef. Taking out all of the marginal land currently being used to produce corn for feedlots and converting it to permanent pasture, then converting our processing facilities to meet local and regional demand would go a long way toward feeding American consumers an even higher quality beef product that people can rightfully trust.

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