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The San Miguel Basin Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: 4-H/Youth Development, Ag/Local Food, Gardening, Natural Resources and Home, Family & Health.

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San Miguel Basin 4-H MQA is Wednesday, April 8th at 6 pm at the Glockson Bldg, 1120 Summit Street
in Norwood.

Questions on other MQAs, call Jordan 970-327-4393.

Colorado State Guidelines:

A Meat Quality Assurance Program is required for all 4-H members enrolled in a Market and/or Breeding Livestock Project.

  • Once as a first year member who is a Junior or Intermediate member(between the ages of 8 and 13)
  • Again when a member becomes a Senior (age is 14 years old)
  • The only exception to being required to take it twice would be for a first time member who was 14 or older, in that case it would only be required once.
  • Those members not required to attend a MQA Program are encouraged to complete a Quality Assurance Checklist.
  • To qualify for State Fair as a Swine exhibitor, Pork Quality Assurance must be taken the first three years and then again at age 15.