BQA Certification Always Free

The checkoff’s online Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification is now completely free. It’s an interactive online experience that beef and dairy producers can sign up for and complete at their convenience. BQA tells consumers about the commitment farmers and ranchers make to deliver a product that is backed by science-based standards. Certification also addresses many questions that consumers have about beef production. BQA assures consumers that cattle producers are committed to responsibly raising safe, wholesome, high quality beef. Producers watch training modules and answer questions to make sure they are up-to-speed on the latest management practices.