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Find it by phone buy sell service
You can buy or sell nearly anything related to agriculture using a new "find-it-by-phone" buy-sell service started by a pair of farmers head-quartered in Aurora, Mo.
Members of the service pay a $25 subscription fee to receive a toll-free number that give access to operators running a central computer. The operators search the listings for you and give you the names and addresses of the owners of anything you might be interested in, and also tell you how many miles you would have to travel to reach that seller.
Jim Wrinkle and Chuck Larson, the farmers who are organizing the new DataQuest service, say they plan to start in 21 Midwestern states and then expand to the rest of the country. "We plan to have hundreds of thousands of members by the time the service goes on line in April. We've been recruiting members since last October and response has been fantastic. In addition to individual farmer-members, many farmer-organizations and companies have joined," says Larson.
Once you become a member, you can list equipment, livestock or commodities for sale for about 50 cents per day for items selling for less than $1,000 and about $1.00 a day for items that sell for $10,000, and $2.00 a day for items that sell for $20,000 or more.
In addition to the computer listings that'll be available by phone, a weekly computer print-out of all listings will be available by mail for an extra charge.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, DataQuest, Rt. 1, Box 232, Aurora, Mo. 65605 (ph 417 723-5665).


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