Feed Lot

DEC 2017

Feedlots and cow/calf operations in the beef industry who feed 500 or more has annually on grains and concentrates; maintain 500 or more beef cows; backgrounder, stocker/grower, preconditioner; veterinarian, nutritionist, consultant

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BQA LAUNCHES NEW TRANSPORTAT PROGRAM FOR FARMERS, RAN 26 FEED•LOT  December 2017 ADVANTAGE ADVERTISING The checkoff-funded Beef Qual- i ty Assurance (BQA) program has launched a new training and certification program for cattle t ransportation. The program, known as Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT), provides c attle producers and haulers with comprehensive training based on their roles in the cattle industry. Online training will be made avail- able beginning immediately, and in- person training opportunities will begin soon. "The BQA Transportation train- ing and certification program has been a long time coming," said Chase DeCoite, director of Beef Quality Assurance for NCBA, a contractor to the beef checkoff. "By educating cattle haulers and producers on the best practices in cattle transportation, BQA is help- ing make improvements in cattle care and beef quality. Participating Dirks Earthmoving Precision Land Forming • Livestock Pen Shaping • Lagoon Construction • Conservation Practices • Laser Equipped Site Preparation Call Richard Dirks Toll Free 1-877-872-3057 Cell: 620-872-1793 dirksearthmoving.com Gearn Modular Steam Flaking Systems • Exclusive Modular Mill design reduces field construction time and overall costs. • Low cost alternative to conventional steam flake facility construction. • Pre-wired and plumbed at the factory. • Includes MCC, Boiler System, Flaking Mills, Steam Chests, Leg and Scalper. • All optional features available • Turn-key installation provided by our experienced millwright team. • 18x36, 24x36, 24x48 and 24x56 mill sizes available. Gearn Inc. 3375 US Hwy 60, Hereford, TX 79045 T: 806-357-222, Fax: 806-357-2224, E-mail: sales@gearn.com Web: www.gearn.com

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