Youth PQA Plus training

Date: May 19, 2013
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Spartan Room, Human Services Building, 3255 122nd Ave., Allegan, MI 49010
Contact: Dian Liepe, liepe@anr.msu.edu, 269-673-0370 (press 22)

4-H Market Swine Project members MUST have current Youth PQA (Pork Quality Assurance) Plus certification in order to sell at the 4-H Livestock Auction at the Allegan County Fair. All youth who attend the classroom training will be Youth PQA Certified for one year. Youth aged 8-11 are certified for one year, youth ages 12-14 and 15-19 who take a written test and pass with 70 percent or better become certified until they reach the next age group.

Pre-registration is required to attend. Allegan County 4-H youth will be allowed to pre-register first – other youth will be put on a waiting list and notified after the pre-registration deadline if there is room. To pre-register calling 269-673-0370 (press 22) OR email Dian Liepe at dliepe@allegancounty.org.

After May 23rd there will be a $20 charge per youth to arrange for Youth PQA Plus Certification (no test – only one year certification) thru the Allegan MSUE Office OR youth can do the online training at no charge.

See the program flyer for more information.

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