Upcoming BQA Certification Meetings:

12/02/14  Plymouth County Extension (lower level), LaMars, IA 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

12/02/14  REC Center, Ida Grove, IA 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

For more information please contact doug@iabeef.org or call the office 515-296-2305.

Iowa Beef Quality Assurance Program


2014 BQA Awards Applications

2014 Iowa BQA Award Application

2014 Iowa BQA Marketer Application

2014 Iowa BQA Dairy Application


Resources for Producers 

BQA Feedyard Assessment

Tyson FarmCheckTM Program Requirements

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs):

Daily Observation Log

Additional BQA Resources



BQA Recertification Quiz - Contact us for more details 

Guidelines for the Care & Handling of Cattle (PDF)

Biosecurity Basics for Cattle Producers brochure (PDF)

Past Iowa BQA Award winners:

  • 2013 n/a
  • 2012 Awards - 
    • Iowa BQA Award is awarded to Gregory Feedlots - Tabor, IA
    • 2012 Iowa Marketer Award is awarded to Knoxville Regional Livestock Market - Knoxville, IA
  • 2011 Iowa BQA Award is awarded to Couser Cattle Company, Nevada, IA - News Release
  • 2010 Iowa BQA Award is awarded to Morris Larson, Spencer Livestock Sales, Spencer, IA - News Release
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