Registrations & Payments

Becoming A CCA:

If you are intested in becoming a CCA, below is the study guide order form, pre-exam workshop agenda and online registration, and the certification exam(s) registration. Exam registration will open on May 3rd and remain open to July 7th.  You MUST register within the registration period, no exceptions. Registration closes on July 7th. The exams will be written from August 4th to 11th. Please note that study material orders are final sale. Study guides will be processed within 1-3 business days of receiving the order and can take 5-7 business days to ship (location dependent). 

This year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the pre-exam workshop will be held virtually. 


Individuals who require special accommodations for the exam, please notify our office (519)669-3350 or three weeks prior to the exam date.  You must provide documentation from a medical professional regarding required accommodations. 


For Certified Crop Advisors:


Your 2021 CCA Renewal fees are due in October. The 2021 renewal fee is $145 + HST. If you have your 4R NMS or RMS designation, there will be an additional charge of $50+ HST on your annual renewal. A $25 late fee will automatically apply to payments made after January 31, 2021. Please contact the Ontario CCA office if you still haven't paid your 2021 renewal.

2021 CCA Certification Renewal


Soil and Water Information Day

Soil and Water Information Day is an annual event hosted to provide certified crop advisers and other industry professionals the opportunity to learn about current issues, best practices and current research when it comes to land and crop management. Offering a variety of different speakers presenting important and relevant information to the industry.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related meeting and travel restrictions, the Ontario CCA Board has made the decision to move Soil and Water Day on-line for this year. The sessions have been recorded and are available to view. If you would like to view the recordings, please fill out a registration form and email it to and she can provide you with the link to access the online recordings. 

The Soil & Water Day is one registration fee for all sessions.  If you are not able to participate in the live webinar or only parts of the day, all sessions will be recorded and posted for two weeks following the event date for anyone who has registered. 

Click here for the agenda.  

4.5 SWQ CEUs are available.  


CCA Conference and Annual Meeting 

The CCA Conference is a highly anticipated annual event for the Ontario CCA’s to come together and learn about different aspects of agriculture and to improve their knowledge to better serve those in the farming community. Advisors who attend this conference gain the knowledge needed to stay on top of new trends, network with other CCAs and suppliers, and hear from dynamic speakers on a wide range of topics. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related meeting and travel restrictions, the Ontario CCA Board has made the decision to move the 2021 CCA Conference and Annual Meeting on-line for this year. The conference will be held January 13th and 14th via Zoom. 

Agenda and registration - pdf. form

CCA Conference Registration (online)



4R Nutrient Management Specialist Designation: 

The Ontario CCA Board is pleased to offer the 4R NMS designation available for Ontario CCAs in good standing. We are also offering a resource guide and workshop to help prepare for the exam. These forms can be found below, along with the exam registration form. Please note that the workshop and resource guide are not mandatory to write the exam. There needs to be a minimum of 10 individuals signed up for the CCA 4R Pre-exam workshop to run. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified and refunded. 

This year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 4R pre-exam workshop will be held virtually. 


 Resistance Management Specialty:

In order to be eligible to write the RMS exam you must be an Ontario CCA in good standing. Below you can order the resource guide. 


If you have any questions, please contact the CCA office at 519-669-3350 or email

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International Certified Crop Adviser Program

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CropLife Canada

Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association

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Contact Us

CCA Board of Directors
39 William Street
Elmira, Ontario N3B 1P3
Telephone: 519-669-3350
Fax: 519-669-3826

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