New Mexico State University now offers a beef-quality-assurance certification program, training for beef and dairy producers online. Producers in that state can logon from home or at an extension office at or use newly developed CDs as study aids, and then go to an extension office for their test. If you live in New Mexico, contact your local extension office for more information, or call Clay Mathis, an NMSU extension livestock specialist, at 505-646-8022 or e-mail