PQA Plus Training Session Set in Cedar County

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PQAPlus logoTIPTON, Iowa --The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program. One certification session has been set for Feb. 16 in Cedar County.

Cedar County Extension Director Joyce Coppess said the session will be held at the Cedar County Extension office, 107 Cedar St., Tipton, and will be taught by ISU Extension and Outreach swine specialist Tom Miller.

“The PQA Plus session is set for 1:30 pm.,” she said. “Anyone who plans to attend should let us know as soon as possible to ensure that we have adequate materials for everyone.” 

Cost for this certification program is $25 per person and is payable at the door. To preregister, contact the Cedar County Extension office at 563-886-6157. 

Check the IPIC online calendar for this and other producer educational opportunities.

To learn more about PQA Plus, see the National Pork Board website.

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IPIC was established in 1994 as a coordinated effort of the colleges of Agriculture (now Agriculture and Life Sciences) and Veterinary Medicine at ISU. Its mission is to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts. IPIC focuses its efforts on programs that are integral and complementary to ISU Extension and Outreach. Through IPIC, Iowa producers receive accurate and timely information to make their operations more efficient and profitable.

 

Contact:
Tom Miller, Iowa State University Extension swine program specialist, 319-653-4811, tmiller@iastate.edu 

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