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Dr. Stephen Boyles Named 2021 National Beef Quality Assurance Educator

Sep. 2, 2021

Congratulations Steve!

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association and National Beef Board have named Dr. Stephen Boyles, Professor in the OSU Department of Animal Sciences, as the 2021 National Beef Quality Assurance Educator.  The National BQA Educator Award recognizes an outstanding educator that best demonstrate animal care and handling principles as part of the day-to-day activities. A common trait among all recipients is a strong desire to continually improve BQA on cattle operations while encouraging others to implement the producer education program.

Recent past winners include:

  • 2020 - Mr. Kurt Pate
  • 2019 - Dr. Temple Grandin

To view Dr. Boyles giving a presentation of beef quality assurance and his activities, view him on YouTube -