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4-H clover Chippewa/Kandiyohi/Swift County - Livestock Quality Assurance Training

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Add to Calendar 2022-07-11 09:00:00 2022-07-11 12:00:00 Chippewa/Kandiyohi/Swift County - Livestock Quality Assurance Training An important part of any animal science/livestock project is learning about responsible and ethical care practices. Minnesota 4-H offers training to educate participants on proper handling techniques, animal nutrition and ethics around caring for and showing animals. There are two options to complete the training. Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) refers to the online training. This online training is one hour long and must be taken using a desktop computer or laptop - it is not available with iPads or on other mobile devices. The Youth for the Quality Care of Animals training is one hour long and can be accessed through the members' 4-H Online account. There is a cost of $12 that must be paid by credit card. A copy of the member's certificate of completion  should be turned in to the Extension office. This training is valid for one fair season.OR   Livestock Quality Assurance (LQA) refers to the in-person, face to face, training. This training is approximately 3 hours and offered in various locations across the state. Certification is valid for three fair seasons. The level of training is determined by the grade of the youth at the time the training takes place. Depending on location of the training, there may be a cost to attend. YQCA or LQA training is required for any youth who wish to exhibit beef, dairy, dairy goats, lama, meat goats, poultry, rabbit, sheep, or swine at the Minnesota State Fair. Chippewa, Kandiyohi, and Swift County LQA Information Date: Monday, July 11, 2022Levels: Level 1 & Level 2, (limit 25 per level)Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Red Barn at Louriston DairyCost: Free  Registration is required! Register through your 4-H Online account. (Registration will be open mid-March) This training is open to youth from all counties, but registration is required via 4-H Online. Breakfast will be provided upon arrival and a late morning snack will be offered as well. Red Barn at Louriston Dairy Red Barn at Louriston Dairy Red Barn at Louriston Dairy America/Chicago public

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Central time

Location

Red Barn at Louriston Dairy
6008 90th Ave NE
Murdock, MN 56271

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Becca Turnquist, Local Extension Educator
turnq069@umn.edu or 320-843-3796

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An important part of any animal science/livestock project is learning about responsible and ethical care practices. Minnesota 4-H offers training to educate participants on proper handling techniques, animal nutrition and ethics around caring for and showing animals. There are two options to complete the training.

  1. Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) refers to the online training. This online training is one hour long and must be taken using a desktop computer or laptop - it is not available with iPads or on other mobile devices. The Youth for the Quality Care of Animals training is one hour long and can be accessed through the members' 4-H Online account. There is a cost of $12 that must be paid by credit card. A copy of the member's certificate of completion  should be turned in to the Extension office. This training is valid for one fair season.

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  2. Livestock Quality Assurance (LQA) refers to the in-person, face to face, training. This training is approximately 3 hours and offered in various locations across the state. Certification is valid for three fair seasons. The level of training is determined by the grade of the youth at the time the training takes place. Depending on location of the training, there may be a cost to attend.

YQCA or LQA training is required for any youth who wish to exhibit beef, dairy, dairy goats, lama, meat goats, poultry, rabbit, sheep, or swine at the Minnesota State Fair.

Chippewa, Kandiyohi, and Swift County LQA Information

Date: Monday, July 11, 2022
Levels: Level 1 & Level 2, (limit 25 per level)
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Location: Red Barn at Louriston Dairy
Cost: Free 
Registration is required! Register through your 4-H Online account. (Registration will be open mid-March)

This training is open to youth from all counties, but registration is required via 4-H Online. Breakfast will be provided upon arrival and a late morning snack will be offered as well.

Audience

All 4-Her's in grades 6+ who may have the opportunity to show livestock at the State Fair.

Cost

No cost.

Registration

Registration is required through 4-H Online.

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