The Western Region CCA program is committed to refining the knowledge and skill of those making decisions in the field. CCAs work with producers to help make economically sound and environmentally friendly decisions. This guidance is the result of continuing education and experience in the field.
“With modern agriculture and regulatory hurdles and all of the challenges we face, you need to be broadly trained and the CCA is a great first step.” Karl Wyant, WRCCA Vice President.
When you become certified, you join over 13,000 CCAs in the largest, most recognized agriculturally-oriented certification program in North America.
Belchim Crop Protection is an agrochemical/biological company with a strong commitment to research and development, working to empower farmers through innovative crop protection products and high-end technical support. Founded in Belgium in 1987, it is a globally expanding company.
One of our core values is to “provide solutions to growers,” and our research and development efforts reflect the growing desire for sustainable solutions that will stand the test of time in an increasingly restrictive regulatory environment. We are committed to take a product from research through regulatory approval, and finally to the growers through our distributor partners.
SQM is a global company based in Chile, with more than 50 years of experience. With operations in more than 110 countries, we are a key global player in Specialty Plant Nutrition, as well as in water-soluble fertilizers based on potassium nitrate, an essential nutrient promoting optimal crop development.
Our company has exclusive access to vast, premium-quality natural resources, that combined with a flexible production process, it allows us to obtain natural products efficiently.
SQM’s Potassium nitrate, derived from natural resources, is the preferred potassium and nitrogen source for plant growth.
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Grower-owned by The Wonderful Company, Suterra is the leader in pheromone pest control products. Leveraging over 30 years of experience, Suterra produces hundreds of products used globally, including on 400,000 acres in California. Suterra’s state-of-the-art facility in Bend, Oregon is the world’s largest dedicated pheromone facility and integrates all aspects of the business under one roof: research and development, chemical synthesis, product engineering and manufacturing. Suterra’s pest control solutions come in several different forms including the Puffer® aerosol emitter, CheckMate® sprayable formulations and dispensers, and BioLure® specialized monitoring lures. To learn more, please visit www.suterra.com.
Established in 1984, Trécé is a leading American innovator in pheromone and kairomone-based product research, development, and manufacturing of products for growing agriculture, crop protection, post-harvest and consumer insect management. Trécé’s PHEROCON®, STORGARD®, and CIDETRAK® product lines provide premier quality, highly effective and non-toxic pheromone and/or kairomone-based monitoring and control systems for both conventional and organic use. For more information, visit www.Trece.com
TriCal, Inc is a distributor and applicator of soil fumigation products and your full-service partner for soil health. Soil fumigation is a critical step to ensure that your orchard gets off to a good start. TriClor is a pre-plant soil fumigant and the foundation for a successful pest management system. Studies repeatedly show that soils fumigated with TriClor produce healthier roots that allow the trees to establish themselves faster and more uniformly. TriClor helps manage a broad spectrum of soil-borne pathogens:
• Prunus Replant Disorder
• Root Rot.
For more than 50 years TriCal has helped growers to produce healthy and bountiful crops that feed our nation.
WRT believes in sustainable agriculture practices. With selecting the right products we can help you protect your hard work from disease as well as increase the size and quality of your harvest. By choosing natural fertilizers and innovative approaches, you can restore life for the future.
Acadian Plant Health™ offers innovative crop care solutions such as Acadian®. Our solutions improve plant health, growth and development while supporting sustainable farming.
Acadian® is produced using proprietary technologies that liberate the valuable, organic compounds. Applications of Acadian® throughout the season are scientifically proven to increase fruit quality and yield, root growth, early plant development, and aid in stress resistance and recovery.
Derived from the marine plant Ascophyllum nodosum, Acadian® is one of the most researched seaweed extract available globally.
Acadian® is backed by more than 30 years of global field trial research on over 80 crops.
Pacific Biocontrol Corporation has been a world-wide market leader in pheromone mating disruption technology for over 30 years. Backed by extensive research, our ISOMATE products provide an effective and economic tool against key agricultural pests in hand-applied and aerosol formulations.
Westbridge Agricultural Products has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of effective plant nutrients, biopesticides and specialty inputs since 1982. From our Organic TRIGGRR® and Organic BioLink® nutritional brands to Botector®, Blossom Protect™, SUPPRESS® Herbicide and Gargoil® biopesticides, Westbridge provides a portfolio of high quality products designed to improve crop quality and yield.
Our products are highly targeted and leave no harmful or toxic residues, making them safe for workers, consumers and the environment. Westbridge offers consistent quality, reliable service, and effective products for your crop production needs.
Live Earth Product, Inc. has mined and manufactured humic shale derivatives since the mid 80’s. We produce granular humate and liquid humic and fulvic acids. All of our core products are certified organic, both CDFA OIM and OMRI Listed. Live Earth Humates are mined from pure deposits and manufactured with the highest quality standards, so you get clean and effective humic and fulvic products that improve your soil health and crop yields. Live Earth Products, Inc. is family owned and operated.
LIVENTIA provides beneficial microbe biostimulants that help growers improve plant development, nutrient uptake, and build up healthy soils, that result in better yields for farmers across America. Our mission is to contribute to a sustainable food production through our biological products. We are a biotechnology company with 29 years of experience bioremediating ecosystems damaged by man through the use of naturally occurring, non-GMO, beneficial microorganisms.
The Peterson Mass Trapping Method includes reviewing infestation rates, assessing the level of sanitation, and using a Peterson Trap and Lure to eliminate multiple generations of moths during each flight.
The Peterson Lure is a pesticide free, environmentally friendly, natural host kairomone lure that attracts mated N.O.W. females and disrupts egg laying.
Phytech is helping the world's leading growers manage and optimize their production by connecting them to their plants.
We call this Plant-based Farming.
Based on real-time data from the plant, the fruit, and the irrigation system growers get enhanced visibility of their trees and operation so they can avoid stress, save water, and achieve better and higher yields.
Phytech’s plant-sensors continuously monitor micro-variations of stem diameter, which are translated by our patented algorithm into crop-specific irrigation recommendations.
With hundreds of customers in California, Phytech has become the top irrigation management platform for growers looking to optimize their production
Description: Redox is a bio-nutrient company that focuses on sustainable plant nutrition. The foundation of Redox is sound agronomic science. Each Redox product has been scientifically developed to address specific plant needs in four key areas: Abiotic Stress Defense, Yield and Quality, Soil Health, and Root Development.
Semios' full service crop management platform provides real-time crop data and pest management tools for growers of tree fruit, nut and vine crops and helps farmers manage insect pests, disease, frost and irrigation.
Our powerful wireless network of in-canopy sensors, variable-rate pheromone dispensers, & camera traps with automated pest counts gives you the tools you need to predict & respond to insect, disease, & tree health conditions in real-time. This full-service solution includes installation, monitoring, maintenance and dedicated in-person support. Talk to us to find out why we're the fastest growing mating disruption in specialty crops!
Sym-Agro’s mission is to develop and commercialize naturally derived technologies, which provide outstanding pest control without disrupting beneficial predators and are safe for the environment and employees. We have launched and grown industry-leading products for pest management and crop protection products that are used in both organic and conventional agriculture.
We carefully screen and test a growing portfolio that blends the latest technology with novel formulations. Our proven solutions help customers control pests, improve plant health, and increase crop yields while reducing the environmental pesticide load, decreasing chemical residues on food, and fighting the development of pest resistance.
From our headquarters in Visalia, California, we represent, develop, and acquire high-quality products to anticipate the evolving markets for pest control.
For over 100 years, Crop Vitality has demonstrated its commitment to nurturing crop life through innovation, research and the development of sustainable crop nutrition for agriculture. Our diverse product portfolio addresses the challenges of modern agriculture by combining essential nutrients to improve soil health, increase water infiltration and maximize nutrient uptake. Specializing in sulfur-based fertilizers, Crop Vitality provides growers with crop nutrition solutions that are efficient and economical.
High bicarbonates and high pH irrigation waters affect water quality and often limit crop productivity. Lowering the pH to neutral with an acid improves water quality. Verdegaal Brothers is promoting equipment for injecting sulfuric acid and marketing bulk sulfuric acid to safely and economically lower irrigation water pH.