AUGUST 21 - BQA Certification MEETING
Location: Wilde Angus Ranch 4940 Clearline Road NW, Shevlin, MN 56676
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Learn more about the importance of supplementing with a quality mineral and tub program and BQA Certification. Guest speakers Kevin Arand, BioZyme Area Sales Manager and Ashley Kohls, Executive Director of MN Cattlemen's Association
*Please RVSP by August 16 to Don Abarr at 218-443-2440.
To find more BQA events near you, visit https://www.bqa.org/events.
Demkota Ranch Beef is requiring that all producers sending in cattle to our facility are needing to complete BQA certification by 12/31/2019. If you have completed the free certification on the following website (www.bqa.org) a copy of your certificate (or your BQA number and date of completion) should be sent via text (just let me know who you are) or send a picture of the certificate to 605-377-0642, via fax to 605-262-0127 OR via email to email@example.com.
If you choose to send in the mail, please send to:
DemKota Ranch Beef
13 135th Street SW PO BOX 190
Aberdeen, SD 57401
BQA Certification - What you need to know
Who is Requiring BQA Certification: To date, the following companies have put out official statements regarding their plans to require cattle suppliers to become BQA certified. The requirements of these companies represent their policy, not that of BQA or checkoff programs.
Frequently Asked Questions: Enclosed along with this letter are some frequently asked questions specific to Tyson’s BQA certification requirements. Below are the most frequently asked FAQ’s.
Question: How is Tyson going to verify that the producer of cattle purchased through third party i.e. auction market, coop marketing etc. has BQA certification?
BQA Equivalent Certifications: