Quality Assurance for 2024

Quality Assurance training is REQUIRED for all members enrolled in the following livestock projects:

Beef - Swine - Sheep - Goat - Rabbit - Poultry - Llama/Alpaca

This includes ALL projects in these species. (market, breeding, pet, etc...)

All classes are held at the Youth Center and RSVP is required. Call the Extension Office to RSVP at 740.385.3222 or email seum.6@osu.edu.

Training Dates:

  • Wednesday, March 13, 6-8 PM
  • Monday, April 8, 6-8 PM
  • Saturday, April 27, 9-11 AM
  • Wednesday, May 8, 6-8 PM *There is a $20 fee for this class.

Older Youth Test-Out Option

Youth age 15 and older as of January 1, 2024, have the option to test out of QA.

  • A Test-Out Day will be offered on Saturday, April 6 from 10AM - NOON at the Youth Center. Members must arrive no later than 11AM. RSVP is not required.
  • Tests will be administered at the Logan High School FFA classroom on TBD. Interested youth must arrange a testing time with the FFA instructor. Youth do not have to be an FFA member to participated in this test.
  • Youth may also arrange to take the test at the Extension Office on an individual basis. Tests will be offered from March 1 through April 30 during regular business hours. Call the Extension Office at 740.385.3222 or email thompson.1860@osu.edu for this option.
  • Youth that do not pass the test must participate in another training option.
  • Testing after attending a training is NOT permitted.
  • Test Out Study Guide - 2024 GPP's to focus on are 2, 4, and 5.  Test Out Study Guide

YQCA - ONLINE

Members may complete the online YQCA option at https://yqcaprogram.org. This is a national program recognized by ODA and OSU that Ohio youth may utilize to complete the required QA training.
This option is available to youth ages 8-18. A fee is associated with this option.
Deadline to complete this option is May 24. Certificates must be sent to Angie at seum.6@osu.edu before 4 PM, May 24. Certificates received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Out of County QA Attendance

Youth may attend another county's QA training. Individuals interested in this option, must pickup a certificate at the Extension Office BEFORE attending an out of county training.

All YQCA and Out of County certificates must be submitted to the Extension Office by 4 PM, Friday, May 24, 2024.