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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


2023 Quality Assurance Training Opportunities in Holmes County:

  • 2/22
  • 3/9
  • 4/10
  • 5/2

All trainings start at 6pm and will be in the Expo Building at Harvest Ridge fairgrounds. A parent/guardian meeting will be offered during the youth training as well.

Quality Assurance must be complete 45 days prior to exhibition at State fair/Holmes Co. fair.

Other QA Options

  • YQCA online training option (fee) Instructions for YQCA
  • Youth may attend out of county QA clinics also, but need to provide proof of attendance (receipt or certificate) back to the OSU Extension Office.
  • 2023 list of State QA Sessions
  • QA Test Out (see below)

Quality Assurance Test Out, available 3/1/2023 - 5/1/2023 by appointment. Not applicable to first year members.

Cost is $5/individual

Members ages 12-18 may take a QA test. If they pass (70% or better), they will be exempt from QA for three years, or until the next divison level. Tests will be given by appointment only.

Who needs QA training?

Any 4-H member enrolled in a food animal project. Food animals are those whose products (meat, milk, and eggs) have the potential to become part of the food chain.

Assuring Quality Care for Animals