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Ohio State University Extension


Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training Seminar - July 13 & 14

A Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Training session, sponsored and delivered by the OSU Agronomic Crops Team will be offered at the OSU/OARDC Fisher Auditorium Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio 44691 on July 13 and July 14, 2016 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the 13th and adjourn by 4:30 p.m. on the 14th. Registration is limited to 20, and ends July 7th. The price for the program is $225; secure on line registration via credit card, debit card or check is available at:

This class is directed toward preparing for the “local” exam – the Tri-State (Ohio, Indiana & Illinois) exam. In addition to the class time we will provide for your study:

• Ohio Agronomy Guide,
• Ohio & Indiana Weed Control Guide – weed management section
• 2014 Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide or similar
• Tri-State Fertility Guide and
• Modern Corn & Soybean Production.
• And many handouts

Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training Session Agenda       

Wednesday July 13, 2016 Thursday July 14, 2016

9:00 a.m.

Dr. Steve Culman, OSU Nutrient Management Specialist


Nutrient Management Concepts

  • Soil pH and Liming
  • Primary Nutrients
  • Secondary Nutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • CEC
  • Nutrient Deficiencies

7:30 a.m.

Harold Watters, CPAg, CCA

Basics of the CCA Program

Crop Management

  • Crop Production
  • Photosynthesis
  • Crop Physiology
  • Variety Selection

5:00 p.m.

Greg LaBarge, CCA

Pest Management

  • Weeds
  • Insects
  • Diseases

Fertilizer & Pesticide Math

4:30 p.m.

Bruce Clevenger, CCA

Soil and Water Management

  • Soil Properties
  • Soil Water
  • Surface and Ground Water
  • Soil and Wind Erosion

















Contact information: Harold Watters, Ohio State University Extension, 1100 S. Detroit St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311. Phone 937 604-2415 cell. Or by email:

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