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Looking to become a PQA+ Advisor?

Do you or someone in your organization need a PQA+ Advisor certification? Contact Diane (507-384-1745 or or Sarah (320-235-0726 x2004 or with your interest. Depending on interest and when a PQA+ Advisor training scheduled we will let you know.

PQA+ Advisors are the folks who work directly with producers to educate them on the PQA+ program and will help producers obtain PQA+ certification and PQA+ site status at their respective production sites.

Individuals wishing to attend a PQA+ training session must meet the qualifications to become a Certified PQA+ Advisor. Qualifications include:
  1. Be a veterinarian, Extension specialist, or ag educator (for the purposes of PQA Plus, the definition of an ag educator is a person who spends full time in adult education or at least 50% time in production training)
  2. Have a D.V.M. or B.S. in Animal Science (or equivalent)
  3. Have two years of recent documentable swine production experience
Certification is free to attend. Individuals must pre-register by submitting an application to Colleen Carey with MN Pork Board at Questions, contact Colleen Carey by phone (1-800-537-7675) or email ( Applications and pre-registration are due no later than seven days prior to the training to allow adequate time to review and process the application.

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