The Colorado Certified Crop Adviser Program (CCA) is a professional certification program offered by the American Society of Agronomy (ASA). The voluntary program is intended for anyone who makes nutrient, crop protection, crop, or environmental recommendations to producers and can meet the rigorous standards of the CCA program.
Each CCA must pass two exams (International and Colorado) and submit credentials detailing their education, crop advising experience plus two references. They must sign and adhere to a code of ethics.
The exams cover four major competency areas:
- Nutrient Management
- Soil and Water Management
- Integrated Pest Management
- Crop Management
Continuing education must fall into one of these four areas to be valid for CCA Continuing Education Units (CEUs). To maintain the certification, the CCA must earn 40 hours of continuing education every two years.
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For promotional materials and awards go to the ICCA General Info and Promotional Materials page.
News and Updates
For news and updates in the areas that the CCA program covers- please visit our News page. Meetings and minutes are also on our news page.
In 2012 we sent a survey out to the Colorado CCA members for their input. The results of the survey are now available for download (PDF format). Thank you to everyone for your participation.