Current Progressive Cattle digital edition

Beef Quality

Learn to utilize the industry’s Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program standards, which focus on animal handling, and the safety, quality and popularity of beef.


This Beef Quality Assurance video explains the importance of minimizing stress for cows close to delivering a calf, thereby preventing a premature birth.

The beef checkoff strives to help simplify beef for the consumer – from the supermarket to the table. In order to do that, the checkoff created a “Confident Cooking with Beef” brochure

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Suppertime at the Underwoods is loud and a little messy. That's because Keith and Julie's children are only 2 and 3-years-old. To cater to their toddler's taste buds; ground beef is often the meal's main ingredient.

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Preventing antibiotic residues in cull cows, from the Beef Checkoff.