BQCA & Pesticide Applicator Certifications

The following Agriculture articles printed in the 2020 Winter edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

Beef Quality & Care Assurance Certification

Producers can complete their Beef Quality & Care Assurance Certification online or in-person by appointment. This certification is required of those receiving cost-share funds for a CAIP beef or dairy project. BQCA is also a requirement for those selling calves at CPH-45 sales and may be required for other beef marketing programs.

An online option is available for completing Beef Quality & Care Assurance Certification. BQCA instructions and online training link are available at: afs.ca.uky.edu/beef/irm

Please call 502-222-9453 to make an in-person appointment.

  • Mask-wearing and social distancing are required.
  • Expect to be here for about 1.5 hours. You will watch videos, complete tests, and go over tests while you are here.
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Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Producers can complete Private Pesticide Applicator Certification via Zoom online or in-person by making an appointment. A private applicator license is required for any producer purchasing and applying restricted use pesticides.

Online trainings have been scheduled for 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on December 15, January 12, and February 9. Please register to attend one of these trainings to receive certification.

  • Provide a valid email address when you register.
  • You will receive an email message with the meeting link once registered. Note that you can use Zoom for free to participate in these trainings.
  • You will receive paperwork to complete in the mail or you may pick it up at the office.
  • Once you’ve attended an online training, complete the paperwork and return it to the Extension Office.

Please call 502-222-9453 to make an in-person appointment.

  • Mask-wearing and social distancing are required.
  • Expect to be here for about 1.5 hours. You will watch videos, complete tests, and go over tests while you are here.

Written by Traci Missun, Oldham County Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.

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