California crop advisers have the opportunity to register for the Feb. 2, 2007, Certified Crop Adviser Exam during the period of Oct. 9 – Dec. 15, 2006. The exam will be given at locations in Sacramento, Tulare, Ventura and Yuma, AZ. Prior to the exam, training and review sessions will be held in Sacramento, Feb. 16 and Fresno, Feb. 17
The California CCA Program, administered by the American Society of Agronomy and overseen by a California board of directors, is a voluntary certification program for individuals that provide advice to growers on crop management and inputs. CCAs offer growers assurance that they are competent in all aspects of crop production and up to date on the latest in crop management and government mandates. According to Allan Romander, Chairman of the California CCA Marketing Committee, “CCAs provide a higher level of expertise, advice, management and counsel to growers of both agricultural and horticultural products”.
Individuals may contact the California CCA program at 1143 N. Market Blvd, Suite 7, Sacramento, CA 95834 or call (916) 928-1625 for an application and more information. Exam applications are also available by going to www.cacaa.org.