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Building a Beef Co-op
Mon Jan 6, 2014 09:25 AM CST

Terry Sager's family has been farming in Virginia since the 1780s. It's a legacy this Shenandoah Valley beef producer would like to see continue. "Farming is a lifestyle as well as a business," he said. "Most farmers are asset rich and cash poor. The challenge is for our offspring to be able to afford to farm while we, ourselves, are still earning income from the farm."

That desire to keep family farms in the family was a big motivator for the beef producers, Sager among them, who decided more than four years ago ...

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