CCA Career Profiles

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2018 ICCA of the Year Makes Impact Locally, Globally

Meet Jeff Polenske: 2015 ICCA of the year


“If the neighbors aren’t talking about it, we must be doing something wrong.” 2015 ICCA of the Year-Jeff Polenske

Meet ICCA of the Year, John Heard: Scientist, educator, humorist


Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Pat Lynch was the first mentor to John Heard, winner of 2014’s International CCA of the Year Award.

Meet Steve Cromley: New ICCA vice chair


Growing up in Carrolton, MO, Steve Cromley always knew he wanted to work in agriculture. “I grew up on a row crop farm and always enjoyed science in school.

Citrus specialist is 2013 ICCA of the Year


When most people think about Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs), they probably think of professionals who advise farmers on growing crops like corn, cotton, soybeans, and wheat.

Conservation: A family tradition and way of life for Earl Garber


Growing up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Lafayette, LA, Earl Garber learned the same skills all farm kids do: How to milk cows and grow corn for silage, how to cultivate pasture grass and har

Allan Romander brings Western perspective to ICCA Board


In 1994, Allan Romander became one of the first Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) in California, and he has diligently maintained his certification ever since.

ICCA of the Year: Mike Wilson


In the spring of 1994, Mike Wilson nervously sat down between two Ph.D.s in an Indianapolis convention center.