Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser Study Guide

Study soil and water, and crop, pest, and nutrient management, the agronomy areas you are required to know for the Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser exam.
Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser Study Guide - Online Courses
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Length of Access: 365 days
Sections: 4
Length: 15 hours
Language: English
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The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program provides a benchmark for practicing agronomy professionals, and becoming certified adds credibility to your agronomic advising. To become a certified crop adviser in Pennsylvania, you must pass the International CCA exam and the Pennsylvania CCA exam.

In this course, you will find the information, in the form of extensive readings and illustrative images, that you need to pass the Pennsylvania CCA exam. You will find all of the critical information in the four general areas of agronomy that certified crop advisers are required to know: soil and water; crop management; pest management; and nutrient management. You will learn scientific information and legislative regulations. You will also be able to answer practice questions so that you are prepared to take the Pennsylvania CCA exam.

Who is this for?
  • Consultants preparing to take the Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser exam
  • Crop Advisers preparing to take the Pennsylvania Certified Crop Adviser exam
What will you learn?

You will learn how to:

  • evaluate soil health, formation, and structure
  • understand advantages and disadvantages of various tillage practices
  • identify important soil conservation practices
  • identify important crops and their management practices
  • recognize common weeds, plant diseases, and herbicide use
  • identify common insect pests and pesticide use
  • implement Integrated pest management programs
  • outline lime, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium processes
  • understand soil, plant, and manure sample methods and interpret test reports
  • calculate manure application
  • manage manure practices


Hemp production Corn Disease Soybean Disease Wheat Disease Field Crops Disease Management

More by Alyssa Collins, Ph.D. 

no-tillage cover crops soil compaction soil health soil erosion soil conservation nitrogen fixation

More by Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA 

Forage Crop Establishment, Management and Utilization Perennial Warm-Season Grass Establishment and Management

More by Marvin Hall, Ph.D. 

Insect ecology Plant-insect interactions Conservation biological control Chemical ecology Gall insects

More by John Tooker, Ph.D. 

Forage Crops Plant-Animal Interaction Pasture/Grazing management Harvested forages Ensiled forages Extending the grazing season

More by Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D. 

Douglas Beegle, Ph.D.

Tyler Rice

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

William S. Curran, Ph.D.


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