Beef Bucks, Inc. named 2018 SDSU Friend of the Beef Industry
Monday, October 29, 2018
BROOKINGS – Beef Bucks, Inc., has been named the 2018 South Dakota State University Friend of the Beef Industry. The Beef Bucks program is a non-profit organization that strives to promote the beef industry and educate consumers.
“Beef Bucks is a very innovative program that enhances the visibility of beef and the industry,” said John Killefer, South Dakota Corn Utilization Council endowed dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. “It has made a very positive impact on the beef industry.”
Beef Bucks was formed in De Smet in 1997 by Bob and Nancy Montross, Delina Nagel and Joanne Hillman with a goal of offering beef to anyone and anywhere.
Beef Bucks are pre-paid checks available for $5, $10, and $20 and are sold on a dollar for dollar exchange. Beef Bucks are also available on a VISA debit card that is loadable for $25-$500 with an acquisition fee of $4.50. They can be used to purchase beef or beef meals at any restaurant, steakhouse, grocery store or retail meat market across the United States that accepts checks or debit cards. Beef Bucks can be bought at numerous locations throughout South Dakota and a full list is available at beefbucks.org.