NCBA NCBA BQA CERTIFICATIONS: STRENGTH IN NUMBERS The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program finished 2018 strong in all certification categories. HOSTING IN-PERSON TRAINING FOR THE BQA TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM The Checkoff-funded national Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) team traveled to Southern California for a set of BQA Transportation training events — among the first in-person training events of their kind. Attendees were exposed to new information about safe and responsible transportation of live cattle, which led to earning their BQA Transportation Certification. 200,000 100,000 150,000 50,000 2017 2016 2018 BQA Verified Active Certifications and Equivalents 89% INCREASE YEAR-OVER-YEAR* INDUSTRY INFORMATION 12 *Based on number completed BQA certificates.