cattlemen resources

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kentucky beef quality & care assurance

‚ÄčKentucky Beef Quality and Care Assurance takes national BQA practices one step further to provide the best program for Kentucky producers. The BQCA program adds a cattle handling and care component to the training model. Educational modules provide the best management practices for handling cattle and providing their well-being, while also training on the core principles of BQA.

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Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry.

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Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) is your go-to program for training and resources to be a strong advocate for the beef community. This free, self-guided online course provides farmers, ranchers, service providers, consumers, and all members of the beef community the tools and resources to become a beef advocate and answer tough questions about beef and raising cattle.

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Sherwood Acres Farm


Join our local beef directory! Submit your farm/business to the directory now. 

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beef checkoff program

The Kentucky beef checkoff works on behalf of the state's more than 38,000 cattle farmers. The mission of the beef checkoff is to increase consumer demand for beef through promotion, research, and education. While farmers are hard at work caring for their land and livestock, the beef checkoff is connecting with consumers to promote their product - delicious, wholesome beef. 

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23-24 Marketing plan

The Kentucky Beef Council is an organization working for the cattle producers of Kentucky in areas of promotion, education, and research. The Beef Checkoff funds these programs. The marketing plan is an in-depth assessment of how the Kentucky Beef Council will utilize these funds to increase beef demand.

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