Audits

2011 National Quality Audit

The National Beef Quality Audit (NBQA) is a comprehensive survey that evaluates beef industry efforts to improve beef quality. Conducted every five years since 1991, the checkoff-funded Audit assesses progress the industry makes on a variety of production issues that ultimately affect consumer demand for beef. 

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2007 Market Cow and Bull Beef Quality Audit – Beef Edition

The national market cow and bull beef quality audits have been conducted in 1994, 1999, and 2007.  These industry wide research efforts collect and analyze data and disseminate information to cattle producers related to the physical characteristics of market cows and bulls arriving at harvest facilities.

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2007 Market Cow and Bull Beef Quality Audit – Dairy Edition

The national market cow and bull beef quality audits have been conducted in 1994, 1999, and 2007.  These industry wide research efforts collect and analyze data and disseminate information to cattle producers related to the physical characteristics of market cows and bulls arriving at harvest facilities.

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2005 National Beef Quality Audit

The national beef quality audits have been conducted in 1991, 1995, 2000 and 2005.  These industry wide research efforts collect and analyze data and disseminate information related to the physical characteristics of finished steers and heifers arriving at harvest facilities.  The results of these audits have been used to identify strategies and tactics to guide further improvements in beef production.

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