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Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy is an introductory crops and soils course designed for the practitioner hoping to build their knowledge and skills in the topics that are most needed for a Certified Crop Adviser. Upon completion the learner should have a fundamental knowledge of soil and water, nutrient management, pest management, and crop management. Topics include basic soil physical and biological characteristics, resource conservation, irrigation, drainage, water quality, soil and tissue analysis and interpretation, fertilizers and other nutrient sources, soil pH and liming, pest identification, sampling, and control, cropping systems, planting practices, crop growth and development, harvest, storage, and managing production risk, among many others.

The course is taught using distance education technology, but a variety of practical examples and case situations will be woven into content delivery to maximize understanding and its application in the field. Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you. While this course is not designed to teach a student how to take the Certified Crop Adviser exams or to cover all the topics included in local or International performance objectives, it will complement an individual’s preparation in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser or Certified Professional Agronomist.

CEUs:
CCA/CPAg: 6.0 Nutrient Management, 6.0 Soil and Water Management, 6.0 Integrated Pest Management, 6.0 Crop Management
CPSS/CPSC/CST: 24.0 Professional Meetings

$575.00 Members/Certified Professionals
$699.00 Non-members

You have 90 days to complete this course after purchase.

To view the course syllabus, click here.

Each module listed below may also be purchased individually by clicking on the title below.   The full course purchase provides a discount.

Self-Paced

CEUs

Nutrient Management   6.0
Soil & Water Management   6.0
Integrated Pest Management   6.0
Crop Management   6.0
Professional Meetings (PM)   24.0

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Class cost: $ 699.00

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Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy - Soil and Water Management

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy—Soil & Water Management is an introductory crops and soils course designed for the practitioner hoping to build their knowledge and skills in the topics that are most needed for a Certified Crop Adviser.  Topics include basic soil physical, chemical, and biological characteristics, resource conservation, water and solute movement, irrigation, drainage, and water quality, among many others.  The course is taught using distance education technology, but a variety of practical examples and case situations will be woven into content delivery to maximize understanding and its application in the field. Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you.  While this course is not designed to teach a student how to take the Certified Crop Adviser exams or to cover all the topics included in local or International performance objectives, it will complement an individual’s preparation in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser or Certified Professional Agronomist.

CEUs:
CCA/CPAg: 6.0 Soil and Water Management
CPSS/CPSC/CST: 6.0 Professional Meetings

$165.00 Members/Certified Professionals
$199.00 Non-members

You have 30 days to view this content after purchase.

To view the course syllabus, click here.

Self-Paced

CEUs

Soil & Water Management   6.0
Professional Meetings (PM)   6.0

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Class cost: $ 199.00

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Soil and Water Management Lesson 1

Lesson 1

  • Basic Concepts of Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility
  • The Nitrogen Cycle
  • Soil pH

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Soil and Water Management Lesson 2

Lesson 2

  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Conservation
  • Residue Management

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Soil and Water Management Lesson 3

Lesson 3

  • Water and Solute Movement
  • Soil/Plant Water Relations
  • Irrigation and Drainage

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Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy - Crop Management

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy—Crop Management is an introductory crops and soils course designed for the practitioner hoping to build their knowledge and skills in the topics that are most needed for a Certified Crop Adviser. Topics include an overview of major world and U.S. crops, cropping systems, seed quality considerations, hybrid and variety selection, planting practices, crop growth, development, and diagnostics, precision farming, harvest, storage, and managing production risk, among many others.  The course is taught using distance education technology, but a variety of practical examples and case situations will be woven into content delivery to maximize understanding and its application in the field. Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you.  While this course is not designed to teach a student how to take the Certified Crop Adviser exams or to cover all the topics included in local or International performance objectives, it will complement an individual’s preparation in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser or Certified Professional Agronomist.

CEUs:
CCA/CPAg: CropManagement
CPSS/CPSC/CST: 6.0 Professional Meetings

$165.00 Members/Certified Professionals
$199.00 Non-members

You have 30 days to view this content after purchase.

To view the course syllabus, click here.

Self-Paced

CEUs

Crop Management   6.0
Professional Meetings (PM)   6.0

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Class cost: $ 199.00

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Crop Management Lesson 1

Lesson 1

  • Cropping Systems
  • Tillage
  • Hybrid and Variety Selection

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Crop Management Lesson 2

Lesson 2

  • Seed Quality
  • Planting Practices
  • Crop Growth, Development, and Diagnostics

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Crop Management Lesson 3

Lesson 3

  • Harvest and Storage
  • Managing Production Risk
  • Precision Farming

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy - Nutrient Management

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy—Nutrient Management is an introductory crops and soils course designed for the practitioner hoping to build their knowledge and skills in the topics that are most needed for a Certified Crop Adviser. Topics include the basic concepts of soil fertility and plant nutrition, the nitrogen cycle, soil and tissue analysis and interpretation, fertilizers, manures, and other nutrient sources, fertilizer additives, calculations, soil pH, liming, and soil amendments, among many others.  The course is taught using distance education technology, but a variety of practical examples and case situations will be woven into content delivery to maximize understanding and its application in the field. Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you.  While this course is not designed to teach a student how to take the Certified Crop Adviser exams or to cover all the topics included in local or International performance objectives, it will complement an individual’s preparation in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser or Certified Professional Agronomist.

CEUs:
CCA/CPAg: 6.0 Nutrient Management
CPSS/CPSC/CST: 6.0 Professional Meetings

$165.00 Members/Certified Professionals
$199.00 Non-members

You have 30 days to view this content after purchase.

To view the course syllabus, click here.

Self-Paced

CEUs

Nutrient Management   6.0
Professional Meetings (PM)   6.0

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Class cost: $ 199.00

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Nutrient Management Lesson 1

Lesson 1

  • Basic Concepts of Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility
  • The Nitrogen Cycle
  • Soil pH

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Nutrient Management Lesson 2

Lesson 2

  • Liming and Soil Amendments
  • Fertilizers, Manure, & Other Nutrient Sources
  • Fertilizer Additives

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Nutrient Management Lesson 3

Lesson 3

  • Soil and Tissue Analysis
  • Fertilizer Calculations
  • Nutrient Application

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy - Pest Management

Fundamentals in Applied Agronomy—Pest Management is an introductory crops and soils course designed for the practitioner hoping to build their knowledge and skills in the topics that are most needed for a Certified Crop Adviser. Topics include identification of weeds, insects, and diseases, sampling and decision-making guidelines, pest management strategies, resistance management, pesticide modes of action, pesticide application and safety.  The course is taught using distance education technology, but a variety of practical examples and case situations will be woven into content delivery to maximize understanding and its application in the field. Whether you are personally involved in production agriculture, advising farmers as an agricultural retailer or consultant, a representative for an agricultural business or government agency, or just looking to build your expertise, this course will cover topics that should be of direct interest to you.  While this course is not designed to teach a student how to take the Certified Crop Adviser exams or to cover all the topics included in local or International performance objectives, it will complement an individual’s preparation in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser or Certified Professional Agronomist.

CEUs:
CCA/CPAg: 6.0 Integrated Pest Management
CPSS/CPSC/CST: 6.0 Professional Meetings

$165.00 Members/Certified Professionals
$199.00 Non-members

You have 30 days to view this content after purchase.

To view the course syllabus, click here.

Self-Paced

CEUs

Integrated Pest Management   6.0
Professional Meetings (PM)   6.0

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Class cost: $ 199.00

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Pest Management Lesson 1

Lesson 1

  • Principles of Integrated Pest Management
  • Identification of Insects, Weeds & Diseases

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Pest Management Lesson 2

Lesson 2

  • Pest  Sampling and Monitoring
  • Decision-Making Guidelines
  • Pesticide Modes of Action

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Class cost: $ 0.00

 

Pest Management Lesson 3

Lesson 3

  • Pest Management Strategies
  • Resistance Management
  • Pesticide Application and Safety

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Class cost: $ 0.00