YQCA Face-to-Face Training - January 29, 2020 in NapervilleThis new annual certification is required for 4-H youth exhibiting livestock. Online registration required; walk-ins will not be accepted.
What: YQCA Training in DuPage County
Who: 4-H Members that are enrolled in beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, swine, and goats.
When: Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30-8 pm
Where: DuPage County Extension Office, 1100 E. Warrenville Road, Suite 170, Naperville IL 60563
Cost: $3 per 4-H member for Face-to-Face Training (paid online at registration)
Deadline to Register: Wednesday, January 22
4-H members exhibiting animals entering the food production system (swine, sheep, goats, beef cattle and dairy cattle) will be required to complete the Youth for the Quality Care of Animal certification (YQCA). It will replace former trainings: PQA and QAEC. This program is the industry-standard certification. The training must be completed each year through either an online test or face-to-face training session.
Note: 4-H members showing poultry, rabbits, horses, dogs, cats, guinea pigs and small pets are not required to take this training, but will still be required to take the Quality Assurance and Ethics (QAEC) training. QAEC training is only required once in the member’s career.
If further questions, please contact Andrea Farrier, 4-H Program Coordinator, at 630.955.1123 x18 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please notify contact the Extension Office at (630) 955-1123. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.