Beef Quality Assurance Workshop

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cambridge Valley Livestock Market, 2147 NY 22, Cambridge, NY 12816

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.


5:00 pm Light Dinner; hamburgers and hotdogs

5:30 - 7:00 pm Classroom Presentation

7:00 - 7:30 pm Chuteside Training

7:30 - 8:00 pm Complete all paperwork

Chuteside Training

Tom Gallagher, BQA trainer, Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County

  • Animal Handling
  • Management of the environment and health
  • Handling and care of pharmaceuticals
  • Extra label use
  • Veterinary Client Patient Relationship
  • Selection of Needle Size
  • Records to keep
  • Location and mode of application (IM, SQ, IV, Pour-on, implant)

$15.00/person or $25.00/farm (unlimited people) - pay online or send a check made out to CCE Albany County to: CCE Albany County, ATTN: Tove Ford / 24 Martin Road / Voorheesville, NY 12186

Register online: https://tinyurl.com/BQA2019or call (518)765-3518.

Questions: Ashley Pierce at 518-649-0267/arp253@cornell.edu or Tom Gallagher at 518-577-0958/ tjg3@cornell.edu

Last updated October 10, 2019