We have compiled a list of county Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) trainings happening in Tennessee. Please note, times and dates may change and for more details, contact your local Extension agent. 

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BEEF QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAININGS

We have compiled a list of county Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) trainings happening in Tennessee. Please note, times and dates may change and for more details, contact your local Extension agent. Some are in-person and some have a virtual option. You must be BQA certified at the time of your TAEP application. Click here for more details on the program. 

Bledsoe County: Sept. 13, 27; Oct. 4, 25; Nov. 8, 15, 22, 29 at 5:30 pm. Please RSVP to attend: jcrains@utk.edu, 423-447-2451

Decatur County: Sept. 14, 15, and 16; RSVP for a time slot at: dushwats@utk.edu, 731.852.2831. Held at UT Extension Decatur County 21 N. White Oak St, Decaturville.

Hickman County: September 21 at 9 am, 11 am, 3 pm, and 5 pm. RSVP at: nmyers10@utk.edu, 931-729-2404. Held at Hickman County Ag Pavilion 979 Grinders Switch Road, Centerville.

Jackson County: Sept. 28 at 1 pm, 3 pm, and 5 pm (limit 15 per class). RSVP at dhughes2@utk.edu or 931-268-9437

Macon County: Sept. 21-23, times will be 7:15 a.m., 8:15, 12:15, and 5:15 (only on Tuesday and Wednesday) Please RSVP to reserve a spot: kallen@utk.edu, 615-666-3341

Marshall County: August 30 at 8:30 a.m., 10, 12, 2, and 5. Please RSVP to attend: dwebb15@utk.edu, 931-359-1929

Montgomery County: Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Please RSVP at: renorman@utk.edu or 931-648-5725

Perry County: Sept. 8 and 9 at 11 am, 2 pm, and 5 pm; October 5 and 18 at 11 am, 2 pm, and 5 pm. RSVP at: amatheni@utk.edu, 931.589.2331. Held at UT Extension Perry County 113 Factory Street, Linden.

Rutherford County: Sept. 20 at 9 a.m., 12, and 6. Please RSVP at: khall58@utk.edu, 615-898-7710

Smith County: Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. Please RSVP at: tiny.utk.edu/smithbqa Training will be held at the Smith County Ag Center.