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Ohio State University Extension


Certified Crop Adviser Exam Online Study Course

This online course will help those aspiring to become Certified Crop Advisers prepare for the program's required exams. The self-paced course covers fundamental crop production conceptions included in the local and International Certified Crop Adviser exam.

Key concepts in the program's four competency areas of nutrient management, soil & water management, pest management, and crop management are covered. The course includes video instruction, example quizzes, and resource materials. The highlighted resource materials include free items such as factsheets and guides and for-sale publications available for more in-depth study.

Course instructors are seasoned Certified Crop Advisers with OSU Extension. Amanda Douridas, Madison County Ag/NR Extension Educator; Stephanie Karhoff, Field Specialist Agronomic Systems; Lee Beers, Trumbull County Ag/NR Extension Educator; and Greg LaBarge, Field Specialist Agronomic Systems serve as instructors.

Registration for the course is open now through March 31, 2024. Enrollees have 24/7 access to course content through June 30, 2024. The registration fee is $155. To register and make the secure online payment, use the link:

Find general information about the CCA program at Information on the Ohio program can be found at

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.