Beef Quality Assurance is a national program that provides guidelines for beef and dairy cattle production by ensuring they are managed in a manner that will result in a safe and wholesome product. The program raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry. For more information please visit: www.BQA.org
KY-BQCA is a program developed by the University of Kentucky that includes educational information from Kentucky specialists and the National Cattleman's Beef Association Beef Quality Assurance Program. This educational program is designed to inform producers of best management practices for handling cattle and providing for their general well-being, while keeping farmers safe and continuing to supply healthy beef to consumers. Upon successful completion, course participants will be certified in Beef Quality Assurance, receive a KY-BQCA card, receive a certified farm sign, as well as other beneficial materials. For more information on available KY-BQCA courses, contact your local county extension office.
For more information, download the Beef Quality Assurance Manual below.