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State Map

Alabama

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>alabama</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>SOREN RODNING</strong><br>Auburn University<br>(334) 329-1665<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>DR. CRISTOPHER YOUNG</strong><br>Auburn University<br>Professor of Practice&nbsp;<br>Office of the Vice President for Research<br>Office of the Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine<br>(334) 752-1975<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>DR. LANDON MARKS</strong><br>Alabama Cooperative Extension System<br>Northeast Regional Extension Agent&nbsp;<br>Animal Sciences and Forages&nbsp;<br>(256) 706-0032<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bamabeef.org/p/beefcheckoff/beef-quality-assurance" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Alaska

Arizona

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">arizona</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>NATE BRAWLEY</strong><br>University of Arizona Cooperative Extension<br>(928) 985-8855<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>DEBBIE REED</strong><br>University of Arizona School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences<br>(520) 626-7107<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>ASHLEY WRIGHT</strong><br>University of Arizona Cooperative Extension<br>(520) 766-3605<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a href="https://extension.arizona.edu/beef-quality-assurance-certification" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Arkansas

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>arkansas</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>MAGGIE JUSTICE, PHD</strong><br>University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture<br>(501)&nbsp;671-2350<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.uaex.uada.edu/farm-ranch/animals-forages/beef-cattle/quality-assurance.aspx" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

California

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">CALIFORNIA</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>GABRIELE MAIER, PHD, DACVPM</strong> <br>University of California Davis <br>Department of Population Health &amp; Reproduction <br>(530) 754-0886 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>JIM OLTJEN, PHD</strong> <br>University of California Davis <br>Department of Animal Science <br>(530) 752-5650 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>

Colorado

<div class="row content-block"><div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class="">Colorado</h3> <h4>State Coordinator:</h4> <p><strong>LIBBY BIGLER</strong> <br>Colorado State University <br>Department of Animal Science <br>(970) 491-2333 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><h6>March 11, 2024&nbsp;<br></h6><h6><span style="font-weight: normal;">Montezuma County BQA Certification&nbsp;<br>9 a.m. – Noon&nbsp;<br>Yellow Jacket Livestock Auction Yellow Jacket, CO&nbsp;<br>RSVP: MontezumaBQA.eventbrite.com &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></h6><h6>May 21, 2024&nbsp;<br></h6><h6><span style="font-weight: normal;">Mesa County BQA Certification&nbsp;<br>5:30 p.m. Loma Livestock&nbsp;<br>Loma, CO&nbsp;<br>RSVP by May 1: (785) 741-5204</span></h6><h6>To view all upcoming trainings in Colorado please visit their events page:</h6><h6><span style="font-weight: normal;">&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cobqa.org/events.html" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;CO Events Page&nbsp;</a><br></span></h6></div></div>

Connecticut

Delaware

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>Delaware</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>SUSAN TRUEHART GAREY</strong><br>University of Delaware<br>Kent County Extension Director<br>(302) 730-4000<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><br></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

DistrictOfColumbia

Florida

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>florida</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>TODD THRIFT</strong><br>University of Florida<br>(352) 392-8597<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.floridabeef.org/cattlemens-corner/bqa" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Georgia

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>georgia</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>RAYMOND FITZPATRICK</strong><br>University of Georgia<br>County Extension Coordinator<br>(706) 384-2843<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>JASON DUGGIN</strong><br>University of Georgia<br>Gordon County Agricultural Center<br>(706) 624-1403<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>DALE SANDLIN</strong><br>Georgia Cattlemen's Association<br>Executive Vice President<br>(478) 474-6560<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.georgiacattlemen.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3285" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Hawaii

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>Hawaii</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>MELELANI OSHIRO</strong><br>UH-CTAHR, Assistant Livestock Extension Agent<br>Kealakekua, HI&nbsp;<br>(808) 322-0165<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>HERBERT "TIM" RICHARDS III, DVM</strong><br>Kahua Ranch Ltd<br>Kamuela, HI<br>(808) 936-7554<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Idaho

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">IDAHO</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>SARAH BAKER, MS</strong> <br>University of Idaho Extension <br>Associate Extension Professor <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>MERANDA SMALL, MS</strong> <br>University of Idaho Extension <br>Associate Extension Professor <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a href="https://www.idbeef.org/cattlemens-corner/idaho-beef-quality-assurance-certification/bqa-in-person-registration" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Illinois

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>illinois</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>TRAVIS METEER</strong><br>Beef Extension Educator<br>University of Illinois-Orr Beef Research Center<br>(217) 430-7030<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>ANNIE SCHOETMER</strong><br>Illinois Beef Association<br>(217) 787-4280<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Indiana

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>indiana</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>RON LEMENAGER</strong><br>Purdue University<br>Department of Animal Science<br>(765) 427-5972<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>NICK MINTON</strong><br>Purdue University<br>Beef Systems Specialist<br>(812) 279-4330<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://extension.purdue.edu/news/county/washington/2023/10/beef-quality-assurance-training.html" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Iowa

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>Iowa</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>CASEY ANDERSON</strong><br>Iowa Beef Industry Council<br>(515) 296-2305<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.iabeef.org/cattlemens-corner/iowa-bqa" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Kansas

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>kansas</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>CLAYTON HUSEMAN</strong><br>Kansas Livestock Association<br>(785) 273-5115<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Kentucky

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>kentucky</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>BECKY THOMPSON</strong><br>Kentucky Cattlemen<br>(859) 278-0899<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>KEVIN LAURENT</strong><br>University of Kentucky<br>(270) 625-0994<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.kybeefnetwork.com/beef-quality--care-assurance-bqca.html" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Louisiana

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>louisiana</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>CHRISTINE B. NAVARRE, DVM</strong><br>Louisiana State University<br>Extension Veterinarian<br>(225)&nbsp;773-1382 (cell)<br>(225) 578-3241 (office)<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Maine

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>maine</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>COLT KNIGHT</strong><br>University of Maine Extension<br>(800) 287-0274<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Maryland

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>maryland</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>RACHEAL SLATTERY</strong><br>Beef and Dairy Extension<br>(301) 405-1392<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>NATHAN GLENN</strong><br>University of Maryland Extension<br>(301) 375-0260<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Massachusetts

Michigan

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>michigan</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>DANIEL BUSKIRK, PHD</strong><br>Michigan State University<br>Department of Animal Science<br>(517) 432-0400<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>FRANK WARDYNSKI</strong><br>Michigan State University<br>(906) 884-4386<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.canr.msu.edu/courses/beef-quality-assurance" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Minnesota

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>minnesota</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>KAITLYN ROOT</strong><br>Minnesota Beef Council - BQA Coordinator<br>(763) 479-1011<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://mnbeef.org/about-us/upcoming-events" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Mississippi

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>mississippi</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>CARLA L. HUSTON, DVM, PHD</strong><br>Mississippi State University<br>College of Veterinary Medicine<br>(662) 325-1183<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>BRANDI KARISCH, PHD</strong><br>Mississippi State University<br>Department of Animal &amp; Dairy Science<br>(662) 325-7465<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://extension.msstate.edu/content/beef-quality-assurance" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Missouri

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>missouri</h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>MONICA THORNBURG</strong><br>Missouri Beef Industry Council<br>Manager of Industry Relations<br>(573) 817-0899&nbsp;<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings:</h4><h6><u>February 29, 2024</u><br>6:30pm<br>Monroe/ Shelby County Cattlemen's&nbsp;<br>Shelby Ag Building<br>Shelbina, MO</h6><h6><u>March 21, 2024</u><br>6:30pm<br>Monroe City High School - Library<br>401 Highway 24&amp;36, East Monroe City, MO</h6></div> </div>

Montana

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">MONTANA</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>MONTANA BEEF COUNCIL</strong> <br>2795 Enterprise Ave., Ste. 4 <br>Billings, Montana 59102 <br>(406) 656-3336 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>

Nebraska

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">Nebraska</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>JESSE FULTON</strong><br>University of Nebraska Lincoln<br>Associate Extension Educator - Director of Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance<br>(308) 633-0158<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://bqa.unl.edu/training-events" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Nevada

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">NEVADA</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p tbd<="" p=""> </p><strong>SHELLEY POPE</strong><br>Nevada Department of Agriculture&nbsp;<br>(775) 353-3769<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>

NewHampshire

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>NEW Hampshire</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>Currently Vacant, please reach out to the National BQA team at 303-850-3473 for more information.</strong></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp; TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

NewJersey

NewMexico

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">new mexico</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>JOHN WENZEL, DVM</strong><br>New Mexico State University<br>(575) 646-3019<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a href="https://bqa.nmsu.edu/events.html" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

NewYork

<div class="row content-block"><div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">New York</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>CHRISSY CLAUDIO</strong> <br>New York Beef Council <br>(315) 339-6922 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>NANCY GLAZIER</strong> <br>Cornell Cooperative Extension <br>Small Farms &amp; Livestock Specialist <br>(585) 315-7746 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a href="https://www.nybeef.org/farmers-fencepost/beef-quality-assurance-certification" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div></div>

NorthCarolina

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>north carolina</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>MATTHEW POORE</strong><br>North Carolina State University<br>(919) 515-7798<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>JEFF BRADLEY</strong><br>NC Cooperative Extension Service<br>(828) 287-6010<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.nccattle.com/nc-bqa" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

NorthDakota

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">north dakota</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>LISA PEDERSON</strong><br>North Dakota State University<br>Beef Extension Specialist<br>(701) 328-9718 (office)<br>(701) 226-3733 (cell)<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a href="https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/bqa" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Ohio

<div class="row content-block"><div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">Ohio</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px;">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>STEVE BOYLES, PHD</strong><br>Ohio State University <br>Extension Beef Specialist<br>(614) 292-7669<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>ELIZABETH HARSH</strong><br>Ohio Cattlemen's Association<br>Executive Director<br>(614) 873-6736<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>LYDA GARCIA</strong><br>Ohio State University <br>Department of Animal Science<br>(614) 292-3642<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><span><a href="https://u.osu.edu/beefteam/events-programs/" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a></span></p></div></div>

Oklahoma

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">oklahoma</span></h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>BARRY WHITWORTH</strong><br>Oklahoma State University<br>Oklahoma BQA Coordinator<br>(580) 320-0856<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>Heather Buckmaster</strong><br>Oklahoma Beef Council<br>Executive Director<br>(405) 840-3777<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;<a href="https://extension.okstate.edu/programs/beef-extension/?Forwarded=beefextension.okstate.edu/" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Oregon

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">OREGON</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>SERGIO ARISPE, PHD</strong> <br>Oregon State University <br>Animal and Rangeland Science <br>(541) 881-1417 ext.104 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>JULIANA RANCHES, PHD</strong> <br>Oregon State University <br>Animal and Rangeland Science <br>(541) 573-4083 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>

Pennsylvania

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>pennsylvania</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>HANNAH ZUNDEL-WALTERS</strong><br>Pennsylvania Beef Council<br>Director of Producer Education &amp; Engagement<br>(724) 289-8510<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pa-bqa.org/" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

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SouthCarolina

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>south carolina</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>PATTY SCHARKO, DVM</strong><br>Clemson University<br>(803) 726-7803<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

SouthDakota

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">South dakota</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>ROBIN SALVERSON</strong><br>South Dakota State University<br>Extension Cow-Calf Field Specialist<br>(605) 374-4177<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings:</h4><p class=""><u>Date:</u> Friday March 8th, 2024<br><u>Time:</u>&nbsp;10 am to 12 pm<br><u>Location:</u>&nbsp;Palace Theatre, Lemmon, SD<br><u>Contact: </u>Robin Salverson, Phone: 605-374-4177; e-mail: [email protected]</p><p class="">No registration is required. The training is free to attend.</p></div> </div>

Tennessee

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>tennessee</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>DR. LEW STRICKLAND</strong><br>UT Institute of Agriculture<br>(865) 974-7286<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://animalscience.tennessee.edu/beef-quality-assurance-program/" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Texas

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">texas</span></h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator - feeder:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>MATT DAVIS</strong><br>Texas Cattle Feeders Association<br>(806) 358-3681<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators - cow-calf/Stocker:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>JASON BAGLEY</strong><br>Texas Beef Council<br>(512) 335-2333<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p><p><strong>JASON SMITH</strong><br>Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension<br>(806) 677-5612<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>RON GILL, PHD</strong><br>Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension<br>(817) 233-3164<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>TYLER SCHUSTER</strong><br>Texas &amp; Southwestern Cattle Raisers<br>(817) 916-1753<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;<a href="https://texasbeefquality.com/events/" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;Click Here&nbsp;</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Utah

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">Utah</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>ETHAN GILLIAM</strong></p><h6>Assistant Professor / Sevier County Director&nbsp;<br>Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources<br>(435) 893-0474&nbsp;</h6><p class=""></p><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><p></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><h6 class=""><span style="text-transform: uppercase;">TBD</span></h6></div> </div>

Vermont

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>vermont</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>CHIP MORGAN</strong><br>VT Beef Industry Council<br>(833) 488-3233<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

Virginia

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3>virginia</h3><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State CoordinatorS:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>DR. JOHN CURRIN</strong><br>Virginia Tech<br>Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine<br>Faculty Coordinator<br>(540) 231-9041<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p><strong>KATHERINE CARTER</strong><br>Virginia Tech<br>Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences<br>Youth Programming Specialist<br>(540) 231-2257<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>LISA MCCORMICK</strong><br>Virginia Tech<br>Virginia Beef Center of Excellence<br>(540) 231-2792<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.virginiabqa.org/get-certified" role="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-link-type="url">&nbsp;click here&nbsp;</a><br></p></div> </div>

Washington

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class="">Washington</h3> <h4>State Coordinators:</h4> <p class=""><strong>JACK FIELD</strong><br>Washington Cattle Feeders Association<br>(509) 547-5531<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>MARTIN MAQUIVAR</strong><br>Washington State University <br>Clinical Assistant Professor<br>(509) 335-6192<br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p><p class=""><br></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p class="">&nbsp;TBD&nbsp;<br></p></div> </div>

WestVirginia

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">West Virginia</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinators:</span><br></h3> <p class=""><strong>RONNIE HELMONDOLLAR</strong> <br>West Virginia University - Extension <br>Program Director - Agriculture/Natural Resources <br>(304) 293-9464 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <p class=""><strong>DARIN MATLICK, DVM</strong> <br>West Virginia University <br>Extension Veterinarian <br>(304) 813-2954 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>

Wisconsin

<div class="row content-block"><div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"> <h3>Wisconsin</h3> <h4>State Coordinators:</h4> <p> <strong>SANDY STUTTGEN</strong> <br>UW-Extension, Taylor County <br>Agriculture Educator <br>(715) 748-3327 ext 1 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> </p> <p> <strong>TAMMY VAASSEN</strong> <br>Wisconsin Beef Council <br>Executive Director <br>(608) 833-7177 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> </p> <p class=""><strong>BILL HALFMAN</strong> <br>UW-Extension <br>(608) 269-8722 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> </p><p class=""><br></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings:</h4> <p><a href="https://www.beeftips.com/cattlemens-corner/beef-quality-assurance?" data-link-type="url" target="_blank">Visit beeftips.com&nbsp;</a></p> </div></div>

Wyoming

<div class="row content-block"> <div class="col-xs-12 text-flow"><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; background-color: rgba(200, 200, 201, 0.11);">WYOMING</span></h3><h3 class=""><span style="color: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">State Coordinator:</span><br></h3> <p><strong>STEVE PAISLEY, PHD</strong> <br>University of Wyoming <br>Extension Beef Cattle Specialist <br>(307) 837-2000 <br><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p> <h4>Upcoming Trainings: </h4><p><a tbd="" a="">TBD</a></p></div> </div>
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