Beef Header Image

Checkoff Calling for Nominations for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Awards

Contact: , 308-697-3486;

Date: Monday, March 11, 2013

Applications for the sixth annual checkoff-funded National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Award are now being accepted. The National BQA Awards recognize four winners in the area of beef, dairy, marketing and education:

The BQA award winners will be selected by a committee of representatives from universities, state beef councils and affiliated groups. Nominations can be submitted by any organization, group, or individual on behalf of a U.S. beef producer, marketer or educator. Individuals and families may not nominate themselves, however the nominees are expected to be involved in the preparation of the application.

To submit an application, click here. Applications are due via the online submission form by July 1, 2013. 

For more information about your beef checkoff investment, visit MyBeefCheckoff.com.



# # #


The Beef Checkoff Program was established as part of the 1985 Farm Bill. The checkoff assesses $1 per head on the sale of live domestic and imported cattle, in addition to a comparable assessment on imported beef and beef products. States retain up to 50 cents on the dollar and forward the other 50 cents per head to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, which administers the national checkoff program, subject to USDA approval.
# # #


® Copyright 2014 Cattlemen's Beef Board. Beeg Checkoff LogoFunded by the Beef Checkoff.
Internal links within this website are funded and maintained by the Beef Checkoff Program.
Outgoing links may be to websites maintained by third parties not funded by the checkoff.