Pork Quality Assurance Workshop
Date: April 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Alma Public Library 500 E Superior St Alma, MI 48801
Contact: Chris Thompson, email@example.com, 989-875-5233; Betty Jo Krosnicki, firstname.lastname@example.org, 810-648-2515
PQA is an educational session used to educate youth livestock producers involved in the care of swine projects for fair to ensure a safe, consistent, and wholesome consumer product. The concepts of this training can be applied to any livestock species.
Youth completing PQA training will receive certification from National Pork Board. Certification will be: 1-year certification 9-11 year olds; up to 3-years for 12-14 year olds; up to 3-years for 15-18 year olds; and 1-year for 19 year olds.
Certification is not required for Sanilac County Fair, but is recommended as it is required for some processers and shows including Green & White. PQA certified exhibitors will be identified during the Sanilac County 4-H Fair Livestock Auction.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Youth swine exhibitors ages 8-19