Florida Beef Council

BQA Training Event Held in Madison County

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

The Beef Checkoff in Florida continues to promote Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) across the state. And two weeks ago, a big event was held in Madison County to work with producers there in becoming BQA certified. Josh Churchwell with the Madison County Cattlemen told us it was a hands on type training. The BQA training event, put together by the Madison County …

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BQA Included in Beef Industry Long Range Plan

Dan Beef, Cattle

Last year, the Beef Industry Long Range Plan task force officially introduced its new five-year plan for 2021-2025 during the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Summer Business Meeting. The task force’s mission is to ensure the long-term prosperity of the U.S. beef industry by sustainably producing the most trusted, highest quality and consistently satisfying protein for consumers around the world. NCBA Executive Director of …


2022 Redbook Edition Now Available

Dan Cattle

For more than three decades cattle producers have simplified their recordkeeping with a handy pocket-sized booklet from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). The 2022 version of the Redbook is now available to help cattle producers effectively and efficiently record their daily production efforts, which can help enhance profitability and reduce stress levels. In addition to Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) …

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BQA Certifications Continue Despite the Pandemic

Dan Beef, Cattle

For a period of time, the Covid-19 pandemic really affected the in-person Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) trainings across the country. But according to National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Producer Education and Sustainability, Josh White, many producers took part in the online training. The interactive online BQA training is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And White said there are …

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Program Increases Beef Quality and Consumer Confidence

Dan Beef

As the Beef Checkoff celebrates its 35th anniversary, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) highlights the successful promotion and research programs that drive the demand for beef. The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program has improved beef quality and increased consumer confidence for more than 30 years. Managed by NCBA, the Checkoff-funded voluntary BQA program ensures U.S. beef is produced under stringent animal …

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Recertify for BQA Online

Dan Beef, Cattle

We told you a couple of weeks ago that the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) had announced new updates and initiatives to their Beef Checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program for 2021. This also includes updates to their educational training modules. Over the past few years, many cattle producers have taken advantage of BQA training sessions, some on-line, some through in-person training. …

New Tool Helps Farmers and Ranchers Develop Custom Biosecurity Plan for Disease Prevention

Dan Cattle

NCBA’s Beef Quality Assurance program releases a new Beef Checkoff-funded tool to help cattle farmers and ranchers ensure they are prepared with a custom biosecurity plan. (NCBA) — In support of cattle producers across the country dedicated to preventing disease, improving animal welfare and reducing production losses, the Beef Checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program developed a Daily Biosecurity Plan for …


Beef Quality Assurance Program Continues Impressive Growth

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

More than 100,000 Now Certified Online in Beef Checkoff-funded Program (NCBA) – The Beef Quality Assurance program continues to grow significantly, with more than 100,000 cattle producers now certified through its online learning system. The online option was introduced by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, in early 2017. Since the BQA program was initiated …

Alabama Beef Checkoff

Beef, It’s What’s For Dinner Wraps Up 2019

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

The iconic brand continues to celebrate beef as Americans’ favorite protein by highlighting its great taste, nutritional benefits, and stories about the people who raise it (NCBA) — Two years after it was relaunched, the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. brand has had a reach of more than 1 billion consumers with drool worthy and informative digital marketing and social media content. …