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PQA & TQA certification

Upcoming Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA+) and Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) certification
sessions include the following dates and locations:
  • Jan. 25 - Marshall, MN - AmericInn, 1406 E Lyon St.
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    Feb. 22 - Worthington, MN - Nobles County Government Center Farmers Room, 315 10th St.
  • March 22 - Morris, MN - West Central Research & Outreach Center, 46352 State Hwy 329
PQA+ certification is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and TQA from 1 to 4 p.m. at all locations unless noted otherwise.

Information for all PQA+ and TQA certification sessions scheduled for 2022 can be found on UMN Extension webpage under courses and events and searching for ‘PQA’ or ‘TQA’. Information can also be found on MN Pork Board's website ( Pre-registration is needed by contacting Colleen at Minnesota Pork Board at or call 1-800-537-7675.

PQA+ and TQA certification can be completed online in a self-paced course too. Your University of Minnesota Swine Extension Educators Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte can assist you in gaining access to online training for PQA+ and TQA.

Diane DeWitte - or 507-384-1745
Sarah Schieck Boelke – or 320-235-0726 ext.2004
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