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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.