BQA Training And Certification Sessions Scheduled For November

October 30, 2018

KLA, the Kansas Beef Council (KBC) and the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host two advanced beef cattle care and health training sessions in November. Each session also will be webcast to an additional location.

K-State veterinarians Dan Thomson and A.J. Tarpoff will lead the training. The curriculum will include Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) recommendations on animal husbandry, downed animal care, cattle lameness and low-stress handling techniques. Those attending the sessions will earn BQA certification.

The host location for the November 5 training will be the Meridian Center in Newton, with the remote webcast held at the Clint Bowyer Building in Emporia. On November 7, the BQA session will be held at Washington High School and webcast at the Gateway Civic Center in Oberlin.

Each of the workshops will start at 7:00 p.m., is free to attend and will include snacks and beverages. Preregistration is requested by contacting Jordan Jones at (620) 290-1210 or emailing