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Faribault County Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics Training (LQA&E)

Rabbit, State Fair

Youth in a Livestock Project grades 6+ and all Swine Projects must be certified in Livestock Quality. (Check with 4-H staff to see if you need re-certification for the upcoming fair season.) View the Livestock Quality Policy Here

PLEASE NOTE:  YOUTH IN GRADES 3-5 ARE NOT REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED TO DO EITHER OF THESE OPTIONS UNLESS SELLING SWINE TO HORMEL THAN REQUIRED.  IT IS VALUABLE TO THEIR EDUCATION IN THE LIVESTOCK PROJECT.  

This year you have two options to complete certification:

Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics (LQA&E) Training:

Face-to Face Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics Training Level I & II will be held on Tuesday, April 7th 2020 starting at 5:30pm. Level I class is geared towards 6-8 graders who need initial certification of LQA&E. This certification is good for three (3) fair seasons.  4-H'ers completing grades 9-13 must be certified in Level II.

Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 starting at 5:30pm

Location:   Lake Crystal Recreation Center
                  Lake Crystal, MN 

OR

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training:

YQCA is an online one (1) hour training. This class is intended for youth in grades 6+ who need certification. This certification is good for one (1) fair season. 

Cost: $12/youth