Goals of YQCA

The YQCA organizational Board of Directors adopted the following goals for the YQCA training and certification program:

Ensure safety and well-being of animals produced by youth for showing and for 4-H and FFA projects

Ensure a safe food supply to consumers

Enhance the future of livestock industry by educating youth on these very important issues so they can become more informed producers, consumers and/or employees in the agriculture and food industry

Maximize the limited development time and budgets of state and national youth program leaders to provide an effective quality assurance program

Offer livestock shows a valid, national quality assurance certification for youth livestock exhibitors