Beef and Pork Quality Assurance training Dec. 2 in Nebraska
November 26, 2014
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will be offering a Beef Quality Assurance and Pork Quality Assurance recertification and training Dec. 2 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center.
Registration and evening meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the programs beginning at 6:15 p.m.
Participants will complete an interactive training and quiz in order to certify/recertify. Each session will last about two hours.
Rob Eirich, UNL Extension educator and Nebraska BQA director, will teach BQA. There is an additional $20 fee for the BQA certification (checks can be made payable to Nebraska BQA). This certification is good for two years. The BQA certification is free to youth and full-time college students.
Amy Schmidt, UNL assistant professor, livestock bioenvironmental engineer and Nebraska PQA+ trainer, will teach the PQA session.
There is no additional fee for this certification, and it is good for three years. The PQA certification is the adult certification only.
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This program is designed for anyone who wants more information on good production practices of beef and/or pork and for persons who raise, market, and/or sell beef and/or pork animals. There will be time to visit with the speakers on an individual or small group basis.
Cost is $10 and includes the meal and all materials. Pre-registration is requested by Nov. 26 to ensure an accurate head count for the meal. Please indicate attending the BQA or PQA session.
To register or obtain more information, contact: Lindsay Chichester, Saunders County, 402-624-8007 or Cole Meador, Lancaster County, 402-441-7180.
–University of Nebraska Extension