|Farm Management Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change
Low-input, biological and organic farming practices and systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration, and provide a variety of co-benefits.
Farmland acts as California’s lungs: storing carbon in soils and trees, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, the state loses over 50,000 acres of farmland annually to urban and suburban development.
|On-Farm Renewable Energy
Removing barriers to on-farm renewable energy production is key to achieving the state’s clean energy and climate protection goals.
|Agricultural Water Stewardship
We work to redefine water stewardship in a whole-farm system perspective that takes total water savings into account and considers the role of healthy soils, groundwater recharge, and irrigation efficiency.
|Climate Resilient Agriculture
Through on-farm biodiversity, renewable energy production, water conservation, and soil health building, California farms can strengthen their resilience against the worst impacts of climate change.
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California lawmakers have put off their decision on how to spend over $2 billion in cap-and-trade revenues, leaving it unclear what climate change investments in agriculture we will see in the coming fiscal year.
We were hoping to see the budget package, which the Governor and Legislative leaders reached agreement on today, allocate funds for …