Nominees Sought for Certified Crop Adviser Award


CropadvinsThe Illinois Farm Bureau and the Illinois Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Board are accepting nominations for the Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Award. The deadline for nominations is 4 p.m. Oct. 3.

The award recognizes an individual who has performed superior service for his or her farmer clients in nutrient management, soil and water management, integrated pest management and crop production.

The award will be presented in December at the IFB Annual Meeting in Chicago. The winner will be recognized at the Illinois CCA Conference in Springfield. The state winner will be submitted to the Illinois CCA Board to be considered for the International CCA Award.

Eligible nominees must be certified crop advisers in Illinois and be 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. Other agricultural groups may suggest nominees.

County Farm Bureaus have received information and nomination forms. Information can also be accessed here on IFB's website.

Direct any questions to Lauren Lurkins, IFB director of environmental and natural resources, at 309-557-3153 or

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