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Noble Offers Ranchers Beef Quality Assurance Certification

Beef Quality Assurance helps guide the daily ranch activities of cattle producers who embrace the program.

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Posted Feb. 21, 2019

ARDMORE, Okla. — The Noble Research Institute will host a Beef Quality Assurance Certification seminar from 1:30-5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium.

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA), a nationally coordinated, state-implemented program, is designed to educate cattle producers on the importance of best management practices, such as vaccination and medicine handling and records as well as proper nutrition for each state of production.

Other topics to be discussed:

  • Importance of a defined breeding program and genetics.
  • Biosecurity on the ranch.
  • Proper animal handling.
  • Carcass quality.

Attendees can earn BQA certification by completing this seminar and taking a short test at the conclusion. The certification allows the industry to document to consumers that cattle producers are engaged and properly promoting a safe, nutritious, wholesome product.

There is no registration fee, but preregistration is required. For more information and to register, please visitwww.noble.org/events.


Cow in pastureThe Noble Research Institute will host a Training and Certification for Beef Quality Assurance seminar to educate cattle producers on the importance of best management practices.

Noble Research Institute, LLC (www.noble.org) is an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges. Headquartered in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the Noble Research Institute conducts fundamental, translational and applied research; offers no-cost consultation and education to farmers, ranchers and land managers; operates seven research and demonstration farms; and educates students of all ages about science and agriculture. The Noble Research Institute was founded by Lloyd Noble, an Oklahoma oilman and philanthropist, in 1945 as The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation to advance agriculture and land stewardship.

For media inquiries concerning the Noble Research Institute, please contact:
J. Adam Calaway, Director of Communications and Public Relations
580-224-6209 | 580-224-6208 fax

Robyn Peterson, Public Relations Coordinator

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