A one-day training session for certification to become a Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisor under the National Pork Board’s PQA Plus program, is scheduled for Sept. 6. The training program will be held at the Quality Inn,
To be eligible for the training, applicants must be a veterinarian, Extension specialist or ag educator -- defined for this program as a person who spends full time in adult education or at least half time in production training -- and have two years of recent documentable swine production experience.
James McKean, associate director of
Iowa State animal science and veterinary medicine faculty members who are certified PQA Plus trainers will teach the session.The application deadline is Aug. 24 with the $75 registration fee due from approved applicants by Aug. 31.
For more information on PQA Plus, follow this link.