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Reminder: Several Options for Online Continuing Education to License/Certificate Holders

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We wanted to provide this reminder of the existing options for online continuing education courses that are available.

Please remember the following:

  • Renewal deadlines for license/certificate holders is December 31, 2020
  • DPR notes renewal packets submitted by November 1 guarantee license/certificate by January 1
    • Submit the renewal soon
  • Licenses/certificates holders renewing every two years include the last names starting with A to L in 2020
Name of OrganizationLicense Type(s)Registration Fees (Yes/No)Weblink
CAPCA EDPCA, QAL, QAC,
CCA, PA
Yes – monthly subscriptionhttps://capca.com/education/
CAPCA On-DemandCCAYes – monthly subscriptionhttps://capca.com/onlinece/
Certified Crop AdviserCCAYes – subscriptionhttps://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/
Department of Pesticide RegulationPCA, QAL, QAC,
CCA, PA, Pilots
Yes – $20 to print
No – free if online
https://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/dept/dpr003.pdf
4-hours laws & regs approved only for 2020 (see highlight on link)
Department of Pesticide Regulation (various approved courses)PCA, QAL, QAC,
CCA, PA, Pilots
Yes and No
DPR approved CE
Farm Progress Western Farm PressPCA, QAL, QAC,
CCA, PA
Yes and Nohttps://agceuonline.com/
UC Statewide IPM ProgramPCA, QAL, QAC,
CCA, PA
Yes – early bird prices through October 31http://ipm.ucanr.edu/training/ 
http://rice.ucanr.edu/

Key: CAPCA = California Association of Pest Control Advisers; PCA = Pest Control Adviser; QAL = Qualified Applicator License; QAC = Qualified Applicator Certificate; CCA = Certified Crop Adviser; PA = Private Applicator

Note: online courses provide 1.0, 1.5 or 2.0 hours of continuing education unless the event is similar to a conference. 

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Link to Day Two of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting

Link to Day Two of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting

Here is the link to the second day of the 2021 California Rice Commission Virtual Grower Meeting. 

Today’s speakers include Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group with a look at federal issues impacting our industry, David Guy of the Northern California Water Association on our water outlook and Betsy Ward of USA Rice with updates on key trade and policy initiatives.

We are providing this information in a virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Here is today’s portion of the CRC Virtual Grower Meeting:

Please contact CRC Communications Manager Jim Morris with any questions at (916) 205-5395 or jim.morris@calrice.org.