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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


2024 Quality Assurance Training Opportunities in Holmes County:

  • 2/20
  • 3/28
  • 4/23

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.
  • 2024 list of State QA Sessions
  • QA Test Out (see below)

Quality Assurance Test Out, available 3/1/2024 - 5/1/2024 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

QA Dates

GPP4 Small Group, Younger Youth  - Properly Store and Administer Animal Health Products