OGLESBY - Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus on three core pillars: food safety, animal well-being, and character development.
Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, and Putnam county 4-H programs will offer an in-person workshop on Saturday, March 21 from 10:30 a.m.–noon at Illinois Valley Community College’s Cultural Centre in Oglesby. This training is required of 4-H members who show pigs, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, market rabbits and poultry.
Pre-registration is required by visiting www.yqca.org.
For more information about the 4-H program, call University of Illinois Extension at (815) 875-2878. Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.