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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:
  • March 22 - Morris, MN - West Central Research & Outreach Center, 46352 State Hwy 329
  • April 5 - LeCenter, MN - 4-H Family Center LeSueuer Co Fairgrounds, 320 S Plut Ave.
  • May 3 - Faribault, MN - Rice County Fairgrounds, UMN Extension 4-H Office, 1900 Fairgrounds Drive #17.
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 required 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.

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