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Mon Mar 16, 2015 04:39 PM CDT

Kevin and Lydia Yon will never forget October 1995. On one day that month, the owner of Congaree Farms called the young couple into his office and told them the cattle needed to be gone in six months -- and so did they. It was not a good day.

The couple had built the Angus operation at this Columbia, S.C., farm into a thriving, performance-based herd. Now, it was all about to be gone.

"It was a huge surprise," Lydia said. "We were devastated."

Managing the herd at Congaree was the beginning of a dream the ...

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