PQA Plus® and TQA® Certification Classes

 

PQA and TQA Classes will resume on July 15, see the below schedule for updates. Due to COVID-19, there are additional steps for attending an in- PQA or TQA class.

1. Preregistering is REQUIRED – Call the Minnesota Pork Office at 507-345-8814 or email colleen@mnpork.com to preregister. Space is limited due to social distancing guidelines and no walk-ins will be allowed.

2. Face coverings and masks are not required but are welcome for those choosing to wear them.

3. There are screening questions that you have to follow before coming to the class. The Health Screening Checklist can be found here.

If your PQA or TQA is set to expire you can attend a class, contact one of the PQA/TQA Instructors below:

Diane DeWitte – 507-384-1745 or stouf002@umn.edu

Dr. Lee Johnston – 320-589-1711 ext. 2117 or johnstlj@umn.edu

Sarah Schieck Boelke – 320-235-0725 ext. 2004 or schi0466@umn.edu

Dr. Sam Baidoo – 507-837-5626 or skbaidoo@umn.edu

 

 

To check your PQA Plus® and TQA® status call the Pork Checkoff Service Center at 1-800-456-7675.

Follow this link to locate a PQA Plus Advisor 

Follow this link to locate a TQA Advisor 

Classes are provided  by the Minnesota Pork Board and the University of Minnesota Swine Extension

Vertical Maroon UMN Ext.

July 2020

July 15 – PQA Plus- Marshall

9 a.m. – Noon

AmericInn

1406 E. Lyon St.

Marshall, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
July 15 – TQA – Marshall
1- 4 p.m.

AmericInn

1406 E. Lyon St.

Marshall, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
July 22 – PQA Plus- Mankato

9 a.m. – Noon

Minnesota Pork OFfice

151 St. Andrew Court, Suite 810

Mankato, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
July 22 – TQA – Mankato
1- 4 p.m.

Minnesota Pork OFfice

151 St. Andrew Court, Suite 810

Mankato, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
July 29 – PQA Plus- Mankato

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Minnesota Pork Office

151 St. Andrews Court, Suite 810

Mankato, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.

August 2020

August 12 – PQA Plus- Waseca

9 a.m. – Noon

Southern Research and Outreach Center

35838 120th Street

Waseca, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
August 12 – TQA – Waseca
1- 4 p.m.

Southern Research and Outreach Center

35838 120th Street

Waseca, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
August 26 – PQA Plus- Morris

9 a.m. – Noon

West Central Research and Outreach Center

46352 State Highway 329

Morris, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
August 26 – TQA – Morris
1- 4 p.m.

West Central Research and Outreach Center

46352 State Highway 329

Morris, MN

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.

September 2020

 There are currently no PQA Plus Trainings scheduled for September
 There are currently no TQA Trainings scheduled for September

October 2020

There are currently no PQA Plus Trainings scheduled for October

There are currently no TQA  Trainings scheduled for October

November 2020

November 18 – PQA Plus- Stewartville
9 a.m. – Noon
Stewartville Legion Post 164
1100 2nd Avenue NW
Stewartville, MN 55976
Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
November 18– TQA – Stewartville
1- 4 p.m.
Stewartville Legion Post 164
1100 2nd Avenue NW
Stewartville, MN 55976
Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.

December 2020

December 9 – PQA Plus- Mankato
9 a.m. – Noon

Minnesota Pork Board Office

151 Saint Andrews Ct. Ste. 810

Mankato, MN 56001

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.
December 9 – TQA – Mankato
1- 4 p.m.

Minnesota Pork Board Office

151 Saint Andrews Ct. Ste. 810

Mankato, MN 56001

Preregistration is required. Preregister by e-mail to colleen@mnpork.com or phone 1-800-537-7675.