FSQA Training Class- March Class

*testing availible*

FSQA Certification Required for Fair

FSQA (food safety quality assurance) is a program that’s goal is to help youth better understand what they can do to produce the safest food possible for humans. Youth who plan to show one (or more) of the following 4-H livestock projects at the 2015 Fremont County Fair or Iowa State Fair MUST complete the FSQA certification program or pass the intermediate or senior test.

Beef, Dairy Cattle, Bottle Bucket , Dairy or Meat Goat, Poultry , Rabbit, Sheep or Swine

Youth showing any of the animals listed above are REQUIRED to complete the training/testing before July 1 or they will not be allowed to show at the county or state fair. If you only show horses or pets, you do not have to meet this requirement.

FSQA Training Class

Saturday, March 19th, 12-2pm

Fremont County Extension Office, Sidney Iowa

Clover Kids do not have to meet this requirement until they are in 4th grade.

Here is how you can become certified.

Youth in grades 4-6: MUST re-certify through attending training each year. These participants do not take a test. They must attend the full training that day to become certified.

Youth in grades 7-9: May attend the training each year, or take a 20-point multiple choice and true/false test. Youth passing the test will then be certified until they are in 10th grade.

Youth in grades 10-12: May attend the training each year or take a 30-point multiple choice and true/false test. Youth passing the test will then be certified until they graduate.

FFA members may attend the training's. Youth need to contact the Extension Office and their FFA Advisor. Iowa State Fair requires FSQA certification for swine

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