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Northeast Region Certified Crop Advisers

A Program of the American Society of Agronomy. Serving our nation's farmers to provide information and expertise on crop production, crop protection, and natural resource management. www.northeastregioncca.com 

2022 
Northeast Agribusiness &
Certified Crop Adviser Conference

Two full days and two half days

This is a virtual conference

Northeast Region CCA Basic Training

* Pre-Conference Video Preparatory Lessons Access

Live Two-Day Conference in Syracuse, NY

* Four Live Teleconference Q&A Sessions leading up to Exam

Registration Information

The NRCCA Basic Training is designed to help perspective CCA’s prepare for the Northeast Region  exam. 

We are proud to announce the most comprehensive Basic Training Program ever offered! Register today, and receive instant access to hours of pre-conference video preparatory lessons including copies of the handouts in all four performance objective areas: Crop Management, Pest Management, Nutrient Management, and Soil and Water Management.

Registrants are also registered for live two-day attendance Northeast Agribusiness & CCA Training featuring the Cornell Field Crop Dealer Meeting November 29 and November 30 at the Doubletree Hotel, East Syracuse, NY. The first day, Basic attendees will have dedicated sessions. The second day, the Basic Registrants will join the advanced training sessions, including the Cornell Field Crop Dealer Meeting. Lunch included both days.

Finally, Registrants will receive access to four live teleconference Q&A Sessions regarding the material as you make yourr final push to prepare for the February exam. 

It should be understood that in order to become a CCA it is necessary to pass two exams;

  1. Northeast Region exam

  2. International exam

The content of the NRCCA Basic Training is specific to the Northeast Region exam. ICCA offers study materials for the International exam that are available for purchase on their website, https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/exams/exam-study-materials/.  

As soon as you register you will be provided access to the recorded content and other relevant resources for the Northeast Region Exam. Past participants have reported that this training is helpful in preparing for the exam but it should be clear that the Basic Training is meant to be a study aid and represents a relatively small portion of the overall study time an aspiring CCA needs to commit to successfully prepare for the exams.

Registration Deadline: There is not a specific deadline; however, late registration will severely limit the registrant’s ability to allocate the needed amount of time to utilize available resources.

Policy & Procedures

The Northeast Region Certified Crop Adviser Program is part of the International Certified Crop Adviser Program owned by the American Society of Agronomy and administrated in the Northeast by the New York State Agribusiness Association.

The program is run using the guidelines dictated in the Policy & Procedures Manual.

This manual, access to your NRCCA account, Crops & Soils Magazine and much more can be accessed at https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/ 

How to apply for and report CEU Credits for Virtual Meetings

Click below to see a PowerPoint presentation on how to claim CCA CEU for a Board Approved Self Study virtual meeting.

Step 1- Apply for credits for your virtual meeting. Go to https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/ 

Step 2-  Click on Education and CEUs. Slide down and click on Offer CEUs

Step 3- Click on CEU Application Form

Step 4- Click start new application

Step 5- If it is a live event, choose live meeting. If it is a online education series, choose self-study. If it is a live event which will also later be offered for viewing, choose both.

Step 6- Complete the application process. 

* Be aware if it is a live event that will also later be offered for viewing and you click both, there will be two unique QR codes for a single session. One for the live event. One for the education online. The education online code will be valid for three years. 

Step 7- Once approved, download the QR codes to add to your live digital or educational event. 

Step 8- Use the PowerPoint below as a template to add to the end of your event. Add your unique QR code to this template. Your attendees can then click the code with their phones to claim their CEUs upon completion of your event. 

 

 

This PowerPoint may be downloaded for your use at meetings.

Created by Joseph Lawrence of Pro-Dairy, and Greg Albrecht of NYS Soil and Water Conservation Committee.

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