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.

Youth swine exhibitors ages 8-19

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Alma Public Library
500 E Superior St
Alma, MI 48801

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Registration for Gratiot PQA Registration is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2018.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For additional information information contact Chris Thompson at thom1367@anr.msu.edu or 989-875-5233 or Betty Jo Krosnicki at nashbett@msu.edu or 810-648-2515.