Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association would like to invite beef producers to attend free training this summer to help them raise consumer confidence by offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry.
The Texas Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program will hold a training on Tuesday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Priefert Manufacturing in Mount Pleasant; and on Wednesday, May 23, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hart-Morris Conservation Center in Athens.
The Texas BQA program covers beef quality assurance principles, record keeping, environmental stewardship and proper management practices associated with genetic selection, cattle handling, culling, vaccination, medicinal treatment and other important topics.
The Athens event will be at 5601 County Road 4812, Athens, Texas 75752, and will begin at 2:00 p.m. It will include dinner.
The Mt. Pleasant event will be at 409 FM 4000, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. It will include lunch.
If planning to attend, please register by calling (800) 242-7820, ext. 192, or visiting www.texasbeefquality.com.
The Texas BQA program is a collaborative effort of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Beef Council and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
The Texas BQA program is sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.