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Beef Quality Assurance Workshop

October 18, 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chatham, NY

Beef Quality Assurance is a nationwide certification program to help ensure a safe, wholesome and quality beef product for consumers. Topics covered include cattle nutrition, handling, and vaccine protocols.

The workshop will cover requirements 1-3 below. To be certified, producers must:
1. Attend a BQA classroom training or complete a self-study and satisfactorily pass a written test.
2. Attend a chute-side training.
3. Sign a BQA Contract.

There is no charge for the training but there is a $10.00 fee for the BQA manual (one per farm or family). Registration is required for a head count for dinner and the number of manuals that will be required.

For questions, contact: Hank Bignell at hdb48@cornell.edu or 518-649-0267.
BQA recertification is required every three years. Attendance at this workshop will recertify you for another three years.


October 18, 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Empire Livestock Marketing
2249 State Route 203
Chatham, NY 12037 United States


Hank Bignell
Tove Ford