Upcoming Event – Beef Quality Assurance Meeting, October 26, 2016

Beef Quality Assurance Training
Kinderhook Creek Farm, 5168 South Stephentown Rd, Stephentown, NY
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: Trainings are free, but a charge of $10 applies for the manual (one per farm).   A light supper will be served.
To register: online at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/beefquality-2_201, or contact Tove Ford at (518)765-3518/tff24@cornell.edu
Questions: contact Hank Bignell at (518)272-4210/hdb48@cornell.edu
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
2. Attend a chute-side training.
3. Sign a BQA Contract.
Registration fee: $10.00 per farm to cover the cost of the manual. For questions, contact: Hank Bignell at hdb48@cornell.edu or 518/272-4210.
BQA recertification is required every three years. Attendance at this workshop will recertify you for another 3 years.
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