Nitrogen Course
University of California
Nitrogen Course

UC Nitrogen Course

Are you interested in learning more
about Nitrogen Management?

Are you a Certified Crop Advisor seeking Continuing Education Units
and/or preparing for the new California Nitrogen Specialty Exam?

Has your grower clientele asked you if you are eligible to
sign off on a Nitrogen Management Plan?

Our nitrogen (N) course is taught online through a video series delivered by University of California (UC) researchers and extension specialists. Each module is eligible for Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) continuing education units (CEUs) covering Environmental impacts, Soil N cycling, Plant N utilization, N sources and budgeting, Irrigation and N management, and California cropping systems.

The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about N management in California. The curriculum addresses all the learning objectives set forth by the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) for the new California nitrogen specialty exam. Visit ASA's website to learn how to take to earn the new N specialty certification, take the exam and become eligible to sign off on N Management Plans. Note this UC course prepares students for the exam, but does not replace taking the exam. Refer to our FAQ page for answer to frequently asked questions.

The 7-part video series opens November 9, 2020 and is followed by four discussion sections in January 2021. Discussion topics are related to Nutrient management and Soil and Water management. Note you may join the course at any time up until December 31, 2020. The course will close to new students on January 1, 2021.


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