Certified Crop Advisor

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What can you expect from this program/course?

Advance your career – become a Certified Crop Advisor.

Take advantage of this intensive tutorial training session and prepare to write the Certified Crop Advisor Prairie Province and International exam.

The instructors have a wealth of knowledge that they will share with you to help you feel better prepared to write the exam.

What will you learn?

This course is an overview only and will highlight the regional and international objectives required to pass the exams.

  • Areas Of Competency Covered
  • Soil Fertility
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Professional Conduct
  • Non-Chemical Control
  • Weed Biology
  • Crop Production Management
  • Herbicide Resistance
  • Soil & Water Management
  • Control Methods
  • Pests, Beneficial Insects and Mites
  • Disease Management
  • Successful Exam Writing Strategies
  • Management Strategies
  • Fungicide Symptoms
  • Pesticide Management
  • Practice Exam (Optional - Answers posted)
  • Review Quizzes (Optional - Answers posted)
  • Debriefing Quizzes

Program at a glance

Credentials: Non-credit - this course is a tutorial only.

Dates: January 7 - 10

Length of Program: 4 Days | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Delivery: Olds Campus

Applications Deadline: This course does not have a registration deadline, however we recommend registering early to ensure a seat in the class.

Costs: $599 Tuition

Prerequisites: There are technically no prerequisites, however all participants must acquire and review the materials before attending the tutorial. The most current edition is recommended.

Required Texts

  • Prairie Provinces Certified Crop Advisor Study Guide (includes Performance Objectives)
  • International Certified Crop Advisor Study Guide (includes Performance Objectives)

Required Materials Details & How To Purchase:

The International Study Guide can be purchased from the International Plant Nutrition Institute: Circulation Department; 
Phone: 770.825.8082 or 770.825.8084
E-mail: circulation@ipni.net | Online: IPNI Store

The Prairie Provinces Study Guide can be purchased from the Assiniboine Community College bookstore;
Phone: 1.800.862.6307 ext 7007 or 204.725.8721
Online: search 'CCA Study Guide' online at the Assiniboine Community College Bookstore.

CCA Exam Held at Olds College

Exam Date: February 1 

Exam Registration Deadline: December 14 (please confirm with the Prairie CCA: contact details below)

Registration for the exam must be done through the Prairie CCA website.
#2, 1248 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg MB R3T 2B1
Phone: 204.452.9637