Beef Quality Assurance (BQA; online)

Apr 30, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
This online course is available everyday at any time that is convenient for you. You may start and stop and resume the modules whenever you need.

No charge (Beef Check-off funded)

Contact for questions and requests for accessibility-related accommodations
Shelby Filley

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA; online) – Oregon State University Extension Livestock and Range faculty are collaborators on the national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry. We were in the process of providing in person trainings in Oregon, but that has been put on hold. So, I wanted to make sure you know about online trainings. The BQA program offers several certification options including the following:

  • Cow/Calf - For those who breed and sell weaned calves
  • Stocker/Backgrounder - For those who raise and sell feeder cattle
  • Feedyard - For those who feed and sell fed cattle
  • Transportation – For those who truck cattle (Professional driver or Farmer-ranch)

Learn more about BQA and find the on-line trainings available. There are great resources on this site, including assessments you can conduct on your own operation. Let us know if you have questions on or need assistance with the BQA program. Certification is for three years. Update yours now if needed or add another certificate on another sector of the beef industry.

Contact Shelby Filley for more information.

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