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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:
  • September 13 - Worthington, MN - Nobles County Government Center, Farmers Room, 315 10th St.
  • November 1 - Mankato, MN - MN Pork Board Office, 151 Saint Andrews Court, Suite 810
  • December 8 - Stewartville, MN - American Legion Post 164, 1100 2nd Ave. NW
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 UMN 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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