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BQA Certification
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:27 AM CST

Beef and dairy producers, who enroll in the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program before April 15, can save the $25 to $50 certification or recertification fees thanks to corporate sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI).

BQA is a beef checkoff-funded program that gives producers a set of guidelines for producing safe, high-quality beef. Producers can be BQA certified after they have participated in web-based or local training programs.

BQA web-based training includes certification modules customized to fit each segment of the cattle industry, including cow-calf, stocker, feedyard and dairy operations. Management practices covered in the training include proper handling and administration ...

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