Order CCA Signs


These 24 x 18 high quality metal signs are a great way to promote the dedication your have made to agribusiness by becoming certified and maintaining your certification!   The signs can be personalized to include your company logo and your name, you can even list two names.  They can be attached somewhere outside or displayed inside.   Decals promoting your certification for vehicles or glass doors (or wherever) are also available.  We know many of you are not into self–promotion….but you should be.  Your customers should know what you do to give them the best recommendations.  A simple sign isn't going to educate everyone about certification…but it is a start…and you need to be a part of it!  



Illinois CCA is on Facebook and Twitter

Check out the Illinois CCA Facebook page and click "like" at the top of the page. 

Illinois CCA on Facebook




CCA of the Year Nominations Due October 3, 2014
Please considering nominating a qualified fellow CCA who you think deserves recognition.  The Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) and the Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Board (Illinois CCA)  sponsor  “The Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Award.” recognizes an individual who has performed superior service for their farmer clients in nutrient management, soil and water management, integrated pest management and crop production. 
To be considered for the Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Award, a CCA must be certified in Illinois and nominated by a County Farm Bureau®, an active Farm Bureau member, or the employer of the CCA who has knowledge of the CCA’s qualifications.  Additionally, other agricultural groups may suggest nominations. 
IFB must receive the nomination by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014.
Click here for the Nomination Form and Tips.

2014 Conference

The 2014 Illinois CCA Convention will be held December 11, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. Registration and a complete program will be available in October.


Get Your CEUS by December 31

The National CCA Office will charge a $50 reinstatement fee for CCAs who are out of compliance on CEUs as of January 2014.  All Illinois CCAs whose CEUs are out of compliance will receive a red slip in the mail.  If you need help with self-reporting CEUs or missing CEUs please contact Lisa at (815) 844-6677 or by email and try to get yourself in compliance.


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CCA Promotions

You never know where you might see the Certified Crop Adviser Program have a booth to promote certification in Illinois. Russ Tongate and Dave Creech represented CCA at the Farm Progress Show.