You and those who work in your cattle business can sign up for free online Beef Quality Assurance certification until April 15. (You can even finish the certification later, as long as you sign up by April 15.)

The BQA program, which is funded by the beef checkoff, focuses on Best Management Practices for producing a safe and high quality beef product. BQA training modules are customized to fit the specific needs of each segment of the cattle industry – cow-calf, stocker, feedyard and dairy operations. The free certification is made available by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Use the coupon code BIVIBQA during checkout for the free BQA online training.