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Consumers & Packers Demanding BQA Certification

Categorized: Livestock, Beef, Dairy, Healthy Families, Food Safety

BROOKINGS, S.D. - As of Jan. 1, 2019 one of the nation's largest processors of U.S. beef, Tyson Foods, will require that all beef they purchase is sourced from Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified producers. Additionally, by Jan. 1, 2020 all cattle transporters hauling to Tyson Foods' harvest facilities will need BQA Transportation (BQAT) certification.

Grassfed Exchange National Conference June 20-22

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Youth Development, Livestock, Beef, Dairy, Land, Water & Wildlife, Profit Tips, Sheep, Healthy Families, Food Safety, Health & Wellness, Community Development, Local Foods, Gardens, Master Gardeners

BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota Grassland Coalition and SDSU Extension are co-hosting the 10th Annual Grassfed Exchange National Conference in Rapid City June 20-22, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center in Rapid City.

SD Grassland Coalition Annual December Road Show

Categorized: Livestock, Beef, Horse, Land, Water & Wildlife, Profit Tips, Sheep, Reports to Partners, Agronomy, Corn, Other Crops, Land, Water & Wildlife, Profit Tips, Soybeans, Wheat, Healthy Families, Food Safety, Health & Wellness, Gardens, Master Gardeners

BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota Grassland Coalition, SDSU Extension and other partnering organizations celebrate another successful year by offering a great educational opportunity to members and non-members alike during the 2017 Road Show December 11 - 15 coming to several South Dakota Communities.