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Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is necessary for many farmers and ranchers interested in adopting new practices. Technical assistance (TA) providers help producers understand and apply the latest science and best practices, facilitate farmer-to-farmer learning, lead on-farm research and demonstration projects,, and assist

Bill to Help Farmers Fight Climate Change Signed by the Governor

Assembly Bill 2377, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks), was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown earlier today. This bill funds technical assistance for farmers and ranchers seeking to transition to Climate Smart Agriculture. “As California continues to

Climate Equity

While all Californians are impacted by climate change, climate change does not affect all people and communities in the same way. Climate equity (or justice) ensures that the people and communities who are least culpable in the warming of the

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CalCAN’s Technical Assistance Bill Passes Senate Ag Committee

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate Agriculture Committee passed the CalCAN-sponsored Assembly Bill 2377 (Irwin) yesterday with a bipartisan, unanimous 4-0 vote. The bill aims to improve participation in and the impact of Climate Smart Agriculture programs by providing technical assistance

Interviews Highlight Successes, Opportunities for New Dairy Methane Program

California’s latest climate change and agriculture program is the first in country that aims to reduce methane emissions from dairies and livestock operations by incentivizing environmentally minded manure management practices. In addition to providing significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions,

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