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Final Budget Deal Restores Funding for Healthy Soils, SWEEP

One of CalCAN’s top priorities for the year was to restore funding to the Healthy Soils Program and the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP), two Climate Smart Agriculture programs that had their budgets eliminated last year. We succeeded,

State Legislature Approves Budget, Climate Change Investments Delayed

This week the state legislature approved a $125 billion state budget. The budget bills are silent on the FY 2017-18 expenditures for climate change programs, including the Climate Smart Agriculture programs, because efforts to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program, the

Cap-and-Trade Budget Decisions Delayed

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

Governor’s Budget Invests in Healthy Soils, Water Efficiency

  Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal, released today, is a turning point in California’s fight against climate change — through a first-of-its-kind effort, the state would incentivize sustainable farming practices that draw down carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and

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