The learning modules and materials available through this course website prepare prospective Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) for the Northeast Region CCA exam. The exam covers four major areas of expertise: nutrient management, pest management, crop management, and soil and water management. Each area of expertise is divided into competency areas (CAs) composed of performance objectives (POs). Click on the links below to access the various sections of the course.
- CA1: Integrated pest management
- CA2: Weed management
- CA3: Management of infectious plant diseases
- CA4: Management of arthropods
- CA5: Pesticide formulations and labels
- CA6: Management of pesticide resistance
- CA7: Using pesticides in an environmentally sound manner
- CA8: Protecting humans from pesticide exposure
Soil and Water management
The next Northeast Region Certified Crop Adviser exam will be held February 7, 2014.
What is CCA?
The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Program is a voluntary professional certification program offered by the American Society of Agronomy (ASA). It is the largest certification program in agriculture with over 12,000 certified throughout the USA and Canada.