Beef Quality Assurance certification being offered

Nebraska BQA and the Veterinary Feed Directive Nebraska Extension and Beef Quality Assurance will be offering BQA certification and Veterinary Feed Directive informational meetings for beef producers.

Dates and Locations 

• Monday, April 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oshkosh, Wesleyan Church

• Tuesday, April 4, 1-4 p.m., Imperial, library

Rob Eirich, Nebraska director of BQA and local Nebraska Extension Beef Educators will be presenting BQA Best Management Practices, Animal Health Stewardship and the new Veterinary Feed Directive. 

Beef cattle producers are committed to producing a quality, wholesome and safe beef product for consumers. These meetings will update producers on implementing BQA practices and help prepare them for the VFD regulations that began Jan. 2017.

All producers are invited to attend these free meetings. The meetings will also be a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification for those producers needing certification or recertification. There is a fee for those wanting BQA certification/recertification, which is good for a two-year time period. 

For more information contact a Nebraska Extension beef educator or Rob Eirich, Nebraska director of Beef Quality Assurance at 308.632.1230 or reirich2@unl.edu.

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