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PQA Plus and TQA Certification classes coming up

Are you current with your Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus and/or Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) certification? Upcoming training and certification classes include the following dates:
  • March 4 - Marshall, MN - AmericInn, 1406 E. Lyon St.
  • March 18 - Morris, MN - West Central Research and Outreach Center, 46352 State Highway 329
  • April 15 - Worthington, MN - WRED-Biotech Advancement Center, 1527 Prairie Drive
  • May 13 - Hutchinson, MN - McLeod County Fairgrounds County Diner, 840 Century Ave.
PQA+ certification is scheduled from 9 a.m. - noon and TQA from 1- 4 p.m. at all locations, unless noted otherwise.

Information for all PQA+ and TQA certification sessions scheduled for 2019 can be found on UMN Extension webpage under courses and events and searching for 'PQA' or 'TQA'. Information can also be found on Minnesota Pork Board's website ( Pre-registration is encouraged by contacting Colleen at Minnesota Pork Board at or call 1-800-537-7675.

If you would prefer to complete your PQA+ or TQA certification online your University of Minnesota Swine Extension Educators Sarah Schieck and Diane DeWitte can assist you in gaining access to online training for PQA+ and TQA.
  • Diane DeWitte, UMN Swine Extension Educator- or (507)389-5541
  • Sarah Schieck, UMN Swine Extension Educator- or (320)235-0726 x2004

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