Two in-person trainings will be offered this Fall in
partnership with Empire Livestock Marketing. on Tuesday, October 8th from 6:00-9:00pm
a training will be held at the Pavilion Empire Livestock Market located at 357
Lake Street Pavilion, NY. A second training opportunity will be offered at the
Empire Livestock Market in Vernon on Wednesday, October 16th. The training from
6:00-9:00pm is located at 11 Ruth Street Vernon, NY. The training is free
to all attendees thanks to support from Cargill. The three-hour long training
will include a classroom session, meal, and update on trailer inspections and
common violations from the New York State Troopers.
“By educating cattle haulers and producers on the best
practices in cattle transportation, BQA is helping make improvements in cattle
care and beef quality. Participating in BQA Transportation will be an indicator
that the beef and dairy industries are committed to responsible animal care
during transportation and makes both the BQA and dairy FARM animal care
programs more complete,” said Chase DeCoite, director of Beef Quality Assurance
for NCBA, a contractor to the beef checkoff.
The BQA program was first funded by the beef checkoff in the
early 1990s and developed its first guidance on transportation in 2006. Today,
the program offers training and certification programs for all sectors of the
industry: cow-calf, stocker and feedyard. This is the first time a nationally
recognized certification has been offered for the transportation segment of the
To learn more about the trainings visit www.nybeef.org under Farmer’s Fencepost.
Pre-Registration is required. Contact Katherine Brosnan, email@example.com or call the NYBC
office at 315-339-6922.
To learn more about your beef checkoff investment, visit
MyBeefCheckoff.com or www.nybeef.org.