A Missouri family raises beefalo as a low-fat alternative to beef cattle

Monday, March 24, 2008 | 6:46 p.m. CDT; updated 11:03 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

Late afternoon sunlight slants across the pastures around La Monte, silvering millions of spider webs strung between blades of grass. The quiet countryside is interrupted only by the trails of dust that fly in the wakes of pickup trucks moving along the gravel roads.