Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor- CAFA®

Vision: CAFA Members are the most valuable and trusted farm advisors in Canada.

Our members are in-demand and deliver more value to farm clients through continuous learning, improved skills, stronger networks and a passion for agriculture.


Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor – CAFA®


Why get certified?

Establishes your professional credibility.

Recognizes your specific farm expertise.

Verifies the skills and knowledge you need to provide farm advice.

Access to a growing network of farm professionals.


CAFA’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirements

CAFA requires 12 CPD credits over a two-year period to earn and maintain your CAFA certification.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is mandatory for all CAFA members to maintain certification as a Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor- CAFAⓇ. Members are required to earn a minimum of 12 CPD credits every two calendar years which must come from attending chapter meetings or a provincial Farm Update.

As it is a membership requirement to earn CPD credits, those in non-compliance will lose their certification. Annual certification renewal requires a written declaration that CPD credits have been earned. We recommend that you track your CPD credits as random audits will occur.


2 credits for each chapter meeting attended when on the chapter executive.

1 credits for each chapter meeting and/or AGM attended.

3 credits to present at a chapter meeting.

7 credits for producing a webinar or podcast for CAFA use.

7.5 credits for attendance at a CAFA conference.