Beef Bucks Adds Debit Cards

South Dakota Beef Bucks supporters can now give the gift of beef on a VISA debit card. Accepted anywhere VISA is accepted, the first-of-its-kind debit card can be loaded for $25 to $500 in value for the purchase of beef at any retail outlet, be it grocery stores, restaurants or home-delivery services. The cards can be loaded anywhere, and reloaded up to the expiration date. The acquisition fee for

South Dakota Beef Bucks supporters can now give the gift of beef on a VISA debit card. Accepted anywhere VISA is accepted, the first-of-its-kind debit card can be loaded for $25 to $500 in value for the purchase of beef at any retail outlet, be it grocery stores, restaurants or home-delivery services.

The cards can be loaded anywhere, and reloaded up to the expiration date. The acquisition fee for the BEEF BUCK/VISA card is $4, plus the face value of the card. The cost includes a gift card with an area for your message, and an envelope.

Bob Montross, DeSmet, SD, says the new debit-card program took almost nine months to set up and implement. He adds that the South Dakota Beef Bucks program will continue to offer Beef Bucks' pre-paid checks, which are available in $5, $10 and $20 denominations.

For more information on Beef Bucks, write SD Beef Bucks, Inc., 20732 436th Ave., DeSmet, SD 57231, or call 1-888-640-MEAT (6328).