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PQA & TQA Certification

At this time, due to COVID-19 guidelines, PQA+ and TQA in-person certification sessions have not been pre-scheduled for the entire 2021 year, but will be scheduled as we go throughout the year based on current COVID-19 guidelines at specific times. Watch our Facebook page for announcements of those dates as they are scheduled.

Currently the following PQA+ and TQA date is scheduled:
  • January 26 – Le Center, MN – Le Sueur County Fairgrounds, 320 S Plut Ave.
PQA+ certification is scheduled from 9 a.m. - noon and TQA from 1 - 4 p.m.

Certification sessions are free, but NOTE pre-registration is required and no walk-ins will be allowed to accommodate COVID-19 physical distancing protocols. Facemasks are to be worn by attendees so folks should bring a facemask to wear. To register contact Diane DeWitte either by email ( or phone (507-389-5541) by either call or text.

PQA+ and TQA certification can be completed online. If you wish to complete your certification this way please reach out to us, your University of Minnesota Swine Extension Educators Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte to gain access to online.

Diane DeWitte - or 507-389-5541
Sarah Schieck Boelke – or 320-235-0726 ext.2004

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