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Grass-Fed Beef Tender
Mon Dec 24, 2012 08:32 AM CST

Ask most people who have tried grass-finished beef what they thought, and chances are good you'll hear something like "chews tough, no flavor." But it doesn't have to be that way, and increasingly it isn't.

Today's market-savvy cattlemen are exploring ways to raise cattle on pasture with no grain and yet still produce beef that is tender and tastes good. Virginia's Robert Doering has figured out how to do both.

In 2004, Doering left a career in Michigan and came home to the farm of his grandparents, Sarver Heritage Farm. A modest-sized cattle ...

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