Canola Watch 2023 exam – Section 3 – Canola Watch Fundamentals

The Canola Watch 2023 annual exam for Certified Crop Advisors and Certified Crop Science Consultants (and anyone else who wants to enhance their agronomy skills) has five sections:

  • Soil & Water (1.0 CCA credit in soil and water management)
  • Diseases, Weeds and Insects (1.0 CCA credit in integrated pest management)
  • Canola Watch Fundamentals (0.5 CCA credit in integrated pest management and 0.5 CCA credit in crop management)
  • Agronomy tips from new canola multi-media (1.0 CCA credit in crop management)
  • Canola Digest Science 2023 (0.5 CCA credit in integrated pest management and 0.5 CCA credit in nutrient management)

Find them all here.

Customize the exam based on credits you need. Credits will apply in either 2023 or 2024, depending on when you pass each section. For those who pass, Canola Watch will submit names and program ID numbers to the program to have the credits counted.

For questions or additional information on this exam, please contact Jay Whetter at 807-466-3025 or

Section 3. Canola Watch Fundamentals

Canola Watch Fundamental articles are focused on specific essential best management practices for canola production in Western Canada. This section has 10 questions based on content from articles added or updated in 2023. People who take this exam will learn about blackleg management, cultivar selection, on-farm trials and variable rate applications, and find new sources of knowledge to improve their services to farmers. Find all the Fundamentals articles.

Achieve a minimum score of 70 per cent (7 out of 10) to receive 1 continuing education credit (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) or Certified Crop Science Consultants (CCSC).

Specific credits for CCAs: 0.5 in integrated pest management, 0.5 in crop management

CCA tracking number SS 57911.

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