Beef Quality Assurance training session scheduled for Leavenworth County


High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

June 11, 2019


The Kansas Beef Council, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Leavenworth County Beef Improvement Association will host a special advanced beef cattle care and health training session featuring a calf necropsy. Rocky Top Limousin of Tonganoxie will host the training June 17 at 6 p.m.


This workshop is free of charge and includes a complimentary meal. Pre-registration is requested by contacting KBC at 785-273-5225 or emailing John Sachse at Walk-in attendance is welcome, but no meal will be guaranteed. Rocky Top Limousin is located at 18126 Fairmount Road, Tonganoxie, Kansas.


Beef producers can become Beef Quality Assurance-certified through the checkoff-funded session by learning more about up-to-date standards and technologies that improve animal welfare and food safety. K-State Extension Beef Veterinarian A. J. Tarpoff will lead the training. Beyond reinforcing best practices for cattle production, obtaining certification is useful in reassuring consumers...