4-H Livestock Quality Assurance Training (LQA)
All youth participating as a Minnesota State Fair 4-H livestock exhibitor in beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, meat goat, dairy goat and lama must complete a livestock quality assurance training.
Two training options:
- A 3-hour in-person workshop (LQAE). Includes ethics. Valid for three years. See schedule below.
- Youth for the quality care of animals (YQCA) - A one-hour online training. Valid for one year.
Youth who complete either one of these training options will receive a certificate of completion.
Minnesota 4-H Livestock Quality Assurance Policy (full policy)
LQAE training locations - statewide training courses offered along with contact and registration information are on the map and listed under upcoming events below.