Record Number of BQA Certifications

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Beef, Beef Checkoff, BQA

More than 2,100 producers across the country became Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)-certified thanks to the recent program supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI). That is the highest number in the program’s four-year history, and means that nearly 22,000 producers have taken advantage of these free offers to sign up for the BQA certification program. Through its sponsorship of the … Read More

Checkoff Calling for Nominations for BQA Awards

Jamie JohansenAg Group, award, Beef, Beef Checkoff, BQA

Award applications for the 10th annual Beef Checkoff-funded National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Award now are being accepted. The 2016 National BQA Awards recognize five winners in the areas of beef, dairy, marketing and education: – The BQA Cow Calf, BQA Feedyard and BQA Dairy awards recognize producers that best demonstrate animal care and handling principles as part of the … Read More

BQA Free Certification Period Deadline Approaching

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Welfare, Beef, Beef Checkoff, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA

Through April 15, producers and those affiliated with the cattle industry can take advantage of free Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) online certification at This opportunity is possible through a partnership between Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.(BIVI) and the check-off funded BQA program. BQA helps increase consumer confidence in the beef industry by demonstrating that the industry strives to produce a … Read More

Free BQA Certification from BIVI

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Beef Checkoff, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA

Beef Quality Assurance’s (BQA) partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has provided free certification through April 15, 2015. This announce was made during the Annual Cattle Industry Convention taking place right now. Beef and dairy producers can take advantage of free BQA certification online courtesy of BIVI and the BQA program, funded in part by the beef checkoff. BQA … Read More

Free BQA Certification for Beef and Dairy Producers

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Dairy, Education

For the third time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is supporting the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program by sponsoring all online certifications this fall for producers who enroll from September 1-October 31. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. will pick up the $25-$50 certification fee for beef or dairy producers who are interested in becoming certified or recertified during this period. … Read More

Countdown to Quality Certifies Thousands of Producers

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Dairy

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) offers Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification during an open certification period to beef and dairy producers from across the county. 7,732 producers took advantage of this opportunity doubling the number of certification in 2013. This raises the total of producers who have made a commitment to quality through the free certification partnership to more than … Read More