PQA Plus Advisor Training

An online PQA Plus Advisor Certification Training will take place via Zoom on April 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. If you are interested in partaking in this event, please reach out to Diane DeWitte (information listed below).

If you are interested in becoming a Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisor or need to be recertified, you will need to contact Dianne DeWitte, with the University of Minnesota Swine Extension.  The current information is for teaching version 5.0 of the PQA+ certification program and performing site assessments.


Her contact information is:

Diane DeWitte




A certified PQA+ Advisor is a veterinarian, an Extension specialist, or an ag educator with a Bachelor of Science degree. It also could be someone with the equivalent of a degree in animal science or a related field, who has two years of recent, documentable swine production experience.

If this is the first time you would be certified as an PQA Plus Advisor, you will need to complete this application below and submit to Diane prior to your training.

PQA Plus Advisor Application