May 25, 2021 4:19 PM

Beef Quality Assurance training to be held in Harrison, Chadron

Posted May 25, 2021 4:19 PM

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance will be offering Beef Quality Assurance Certification.

The date and location is:

  1. Thursday, June 3rd, 2021. 1:00pm – 3:30pm, Harrison Fire Hall; 409 W. Main Street, Harrison, NE 69346
  2. Thursday, June 3rd, 2021. 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Country Kitchen; 1250 W 10th Street, Chadron, NE 69337

Jesse Fulton, Director of Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) will be presenting the latest on the Nebraska BQA program and certifying producers in BQA and BQA Transportation (BQAT). The BQA program educates beef producers on animal health best management practices, proper stockmanship, and proper animal welfare guidelines. Beef cattle producers, who are committed to producing a quality, wholesome and safe beef product for consumers, are encouraged to attend to stay up to date on BQA practices.

All producers are invited to attend. BQA certification is valid for three years. If your last BQA training occurred prior to 2018, your BQA certification could be expired. Beef producers are encouraged to attend to keep their BQA certification current. The BQA certification fee for these events is waived for those wanting to become BQA certified/recertified.

A meal sponsored by Multimin will be served for producers who attend the Chadron BQA training. Producers who plan to attend the Chadron meeting need to RSVP by May 27th.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Jack Arterburn, Northern Panhandle Beef Systems Educator, at 308.327.2312 or [email protected].