FSQA Training and Testing for 4-H & FFA Livestock Exhibitors

FSQA is an educational program with the purpose of:
1.  Helping youth understand their role in the food supply chain.
2.  Educate youth about the importance of following a quality assurance program.
3.  Certify exhibitors in FSQA.
 
The certification may happen in 2 ways:  attend a 2 hour class or obtain certification by testing.
JUNIOR MEMBERS - GRADES 4-6

  • MUST take the class every year as a junior.

INTERMEDIATE MEMBERS -GRADES 7-9

  • Option 1:  Take the class every year.
  • Option 2:  Take the class and then take the test.  When the test is passed, you don't have to take it again until you are a senior members.
  • Option 3:  Take the test and pass.  You don't have to take it again until you are a senior member.

SENIOR MEMBERS - GRADES 10-12

  • Option 1:  Take the class every year.
  • Option 2:  Take the class and then take the test.  Once passed as a senior, you no longer need to attend the class or re-test.
  • Option 3.  Take the test and pass.  Once passed a senior, you no longer need to attend the class or re-test.

*For FSQA purposes, the former Junior/Intermediate/Senior breakdown of ages is used.  See Above.
If you have questions on whether you need to be certified, please contact our office at 641-856-3885.

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