Beef Quality Assurance Certification Class
March 14, 2019
Some large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, they will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified. Most dairy farms are FARM certified through their milk processor. Ask your dairy plant representative for help to get a copy of your completed FARM evaluation, or a letter from them indicating your farm’s completion of FARM 3.0 or beyond.
The January 1, 2019 BQA Requirement impacts those selling finished beef breeds of cattle and is in effect for all markets and all private treaty transactions. .At this time, it is believed that beginning in...