Stockmanship & Stewardship Training and BQA Certification
June 17 @ 7:15 am - 4:00 pm
Join Ag Innovation at Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College on Friday, June 17 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Petersburg, West Virginia, for a Stockmanship & Stewardship Training and Beef Quality Assurance Certification event.
- $30 fee for all day program
- Walk-ins after 10 a.m. will be charged $15
- Adults (over 18) years old register here
- Youth (16-17 years old) register here
Youth 10+ are welcome to attend if pre-registered and accompanied by an adult or group leader.
7:15 – 8 A.M. Registration
7:30 – 8 A.M. Complimentary beef breakfast taco provided by MeadowBrook Farm BBQ
8 – 8:15 A.M. Welcome and sponsorship recognition
8:15 – 10 A.M. BQA Training instructed by Kevin Shaffer from WVU Extension
10 – 10:15 A.M. Break (complimentary water and soda will be provided throughout the day)
10:15 A.M. – 12 P.M. Cattle handling demonstration by Dr. Ron Gill from Texas A&M Extension
12 – 12:45 P.M. Complimentary brisket and sides from Meadowbrook Farm BBQ sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture
12:45 – 1 P.M. Sponsor and showcase of equipment for sale by Mountainview and Pearson Equipment
1 – 1:30 P.M. Animal disease traceability and biosecurity by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture
1:30 – 3 P.M. Cattle handling demonstration
3 – 3:30 P.M. Cattle handling Q&A session
3:30 – 4 P.M. Post-event survey distribution. Complete the survey to be entered into the raffle giveaway!
The full agenda can be viewed here.
This work is supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, grant no. 2021-67037-34167/project accession no. 1025535, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conculsions, or recommendations expressed should not be construed to represent any official USDA or U.S. Government determination or policy.