Certifications

Illinois Pork Farmers have many resource tools available to ensure the well-being of their pigs and the operation of their farms.  Two of the most popular programs are the PQA Plus and TQA certifications.  For more information, see below.

PQA Plus Advisor Training Application

August 11, 2016, DeKalb County Farm Bureau

If you would like to take the Certified PQA Plus 3.0 Advision Training, please click application below.  For any questions, please contact Mike Borgic at 217-529-3100 or email at mike@ilpork.com.

 

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Pork Quality Assurance Program

In 1989, pork producers developed the Pork Quality Assurance® program, a producer education and certification program to reduce the risk of violative animal health product residues in pork. In 2007, the program was enhanced...

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Transport Quality Assurance

Transport Quality Assurance® (TQA®) is a program that helps swine transporters, producers and handlers understand how to handle, move and transport pigs and the potential impacts of those actions on pig well-being...

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