SDSU Extension will assist swine producers, transporters and handlers replace their Pork High quality Assurance (PQA) Plus and Transportation High quality Assurance (TQA) coaching on the South Dakota Pork Producers Congress in Sioux Falls on Jan. 11, 2023.
The TQA coaching is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST and the PQA Plus coaching is from 3:00 to five:00 p.m. CST. Each trainings are free and will probably be held on the Sioux Falls Ramkota Resort and Exhibit Corridor, 3200 W. Maple St.
TQA is a certification program that trains individuals within the swine trade learn how to deal with, transfer and transport pigs. PQA Plus is an schooling and certification program designed to assist pig farmers and their workers enhance manufacturing practices. It addresses meals and employee security, animal well-being, environmental stewardship, public well being and group.
All swine caretakers should have a present PQA Plus Certification inside 90 days of their new employment date. The occasions are additionally open to anybody thinking about studying extra about pork manufacturing.
For extra info, contact Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Swine Specialist.