YQCA (Quality Assurance)

**Please bring in, email, scan, fax, or mail a copy of your Quality Assurance certificate, that you recieve from the new YQCA website, to the Saunders County Extension Office! 

We are excited to announce that the new QA Curriculum called Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is now active. Those wanting to complete the YQCA course  will visit yqca.learngrow.io.

  • Only ACTIVE members will show in the drop down menu for access to the course.
  • All 4-Hers need to use the 4-H tab and not the FFA tab even if they are members of both organizations.
YQCA Guide & Instruction
What is Quality Assurance?
  • The Nebraska 4-H Program and the Saunders County 4-H Program has mandated the Quality Assurance Certification for 4-H members exhibiting BEEF, DAIRY CATTLE, GOATS (Dairy & Meat), HOGS, POULTRY, RABBITS and SHEEP at the Saunders County Fair, Fremont 4-H Fair, Nebraska State Fair and AKSARBEN 4-H Stock Show.
  • Exhibitors are REQUIRED to be Quality Assurance Certified through online certification or testing no later than JUNE 15, 2018.
  • Exhibitors must be certified BEFORE the show season or they will NOT be allowed to exhibit their livestock at this year’s shows; Saunders County Fair, Fremont 4-H Expo, Nebraska State Fair and AKSARBEN 4-H Stock Show.
  • GENERAL OVERVIEWhttp://4h.unl.edu/qualityassurance

The following are the QA Certification Requirements for 4-H/FFA animal project members/students based on their age on January 1, 2018.

 Junior(8 – 10 years old on January 1, 2018)

    • Complete On-line Modules

Intermediate (11 – 14 years old on January 1, 2018)

    • Complete On-line Modules

           Senior (15 – 18 years old on January 1, 2018)

    • Complete On-line Modules