Henry County Sets PQA and TQA Producer Sessions for June 6

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PQAPlus logoMOUNT PLEASANT, 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 either Pork Quality Assurance Plus program or Transport Quality Assurance. A certification session for each has been set on Tuesday, June 6, in Henry County.

The session will be held at the Henry County Extension office, 127 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, and will be taught by ISU Extension and Outreach swine program specialist Tom Miller.

The PQA Plus session is set for 9:30 a.m. and the TQA training will begins at 1 p.m. Cost is $25 per session and is payable at the door.

"Anyone who plans to attend should let us know as soon as possible to ensure that we have adequate materials for everyone," Miller said.

To preregister, contact the Henry County Extension office at 319-385-8126. 

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

To learn more about PQA Plus please 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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