Livestock, Programming

Beef Quality Assurance meetings

The Beef Quality Assurance meetings have been finalized. Nebraska Extension Educator and Director of Beef Quality Assurance (BQA), Rob Eirich, will be leading in-person BQA trainings in our area during October. Topics addressed include BQA best management practices, animal handling, and animal health stewardship. These meetings will update producers on implementing BQA practices and answer questions on packer requirements and FDA regulations.

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Dates and locations include:

  • Tuesday, October 2, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. CST, Ag Hall Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Geneva, NE
  • Tuesday, October 2, 6:30 – 9 p.m. CST, Dick’s Place, Lawrence, NE

All producers are invited to attend. The meetings will also be a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certification for those producers needing certification or recertification. There is a $20 fee for those wanting to become BQA certified/recertified, which is good for a three year time period. There are operation discounts for those certifying more than three individuals.

Refreshments will be provided in Geneva. A meal will be provided in Lawrence. Please pre-register by September 28th to Brad Schick, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator (402-746-3417 or brad.schick@unl.edu ).