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PQA+ certification - Online

Event information

Location

Online course

Contact

Sarah Schieck Boelke, Extension swine educator
schi0466@umn.edu, 320-235-0726 ext. 2004

Diane DeWitte, Extension swine educator
stouf002@umn.edu, 507-384-1745

Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA+) provides a framework for significant, relevant food safety standards and improved animal well-being. Many pork packers require producers who provide pigs to them and any family members or employees working in producer barns be PQA Plus certified. Taking this course will certify you for 3 years.

Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA+) certification training includes time for the exam.

Check your certification status

To check your PQA+ or TQA status, call the Pork Checkoff Service Center at 1-800-456-7675.

Cost

Free

Registration

To complete PQA+ certification online, contact Sarah Schieck Boelke (schi0466@umn.edu, 320-235-0726 ext. 2004), or Diane DeWitte (stouf002@umn.edu, 507-384-1745) for access to the certification course.

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