The following recent media have covered the work of CalCAN and its advisors and partners.
Assessing the cost of climate impacts before they ‘collapse’ ag
Agri-Pulse, May 28, 2020.
Assembly advances proposal for cutting ag’s climate footprint
Agri-Pulse, May 14, 2020.
Are Dairy Digesters the Renewable Energy Answer or a ‘False Solution’ to Climate Change?
Civil Eats, April 24, 2020.
Alternative Manure Management Program
California Ag Today, April 2, 2020
Grants Available for Soil Health
California Ag Today, March 30, 2020
Making farms more climate resilient might protect California from wildfire damage
Sacramento Bee, Dec. 5, 2019
Farming in the Age of Climate Change
Valley Public Radio, Nov. 22, 2019
Way out past Denair, a family farms in a way that could help save the planet
Modesto Bee, Oct. 7, 2019
Can Big Ag Be Part of the Climate Solution?
Civil Eats, Sept. 25, 2019
The Greenhouse Gas No One’s Talking About: Nitrous Oxide on Farms, Explained
Civil Eats, Sept. 19, 2019
U.S. farmers plant crops you won’t eat in climate change fight
Bloomberg, August 15, 2019
Programs, funding help mitigate climate impacts
Western Farm Press, July 31, 2019
Climate change may decimate California’s avocado industry
Salon.com, July 26, 2019
Will Indigo Ag’s New Private Carbon Market Pay Off for Farmers?
Written by CalCAN Policy Director Jeanne Merrill.
Civil Eats, July 11, 2019
‘Centers of Insurrection’: Central Valley Farmers Reckon With Climate Change
KQED, June 23, 2019
California falls short on climate smart farming investments
Morning Ag Clips, June 16, 2019
Win-loss budget outcomes for ag climate programs
Daily Republic, June 14, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Farming and Carbon
CalCAN partner Joseph Brinkley of Fetzer Vineyards writes about their recent study to quantify climate benefits of soil management and land conservation, as well as the need for investments in California’s Climate Smart Agriculture Programs.
Press Democrat, June 2, 2019
Climate Change is Intensifying Food Shocks
Civil Eats, May 30, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Reducing Our Carbon Mouthprint
CalCAN Executive Director writes about California’s Climate Smart Agriculture programs and an upwelling of related state policy activities across the nation.
New York Times, May 15, 2019
California is making a weak effort to turn agriculture into a climate change fix
Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2019
Climate change transforms how California farmers grow crops
KCRW, May 2, 2019
Climate change tax for dining out? California restaurants add 1% fee to the bill
USA Today, May 1, 2019
California Farmers Try New Strategy to Cut Carbon
NPR Environment, Apr. 27, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Farmers reacting to a changing climate
Bakersfield.com, Apr. 18, 2019
CalCAN partner Nate Siemens of Fat Uncle Farms weighs in on agricultural climate adaptation.
Growing Awareness: Climate Change and California’s Crops
Capital & Main, Apr. 22, 2019
California Has Farmers Growing Weeds. Why? To Capture Carbon
KQED, Apr. 22, 2019
Food at the Heart of a Green New Deal
Earth Island Journal, Mar. 12, 2019
Forget the past, carbon-rich soil may be the ticket to sustainable agriculture
East Bay Times, Mar. 3, 2019
Organic farm east of Denair does its part on climate change
Modesto Bee, Mar. 2, 2019
Wet weather worries almond growers. CVP water allocations. Rominger Brothers Farms.
Interview with CalCAN Farmer Advisor Bruce Rominger. Mention of CalCAN around 20:45.
KSTE Farm Hour, Feb. 27, 2019
As Awareness Grows About Food’s Role In Climate Change, What Solutions Exist?
Civil Eats, Feb. 19, 2019
Legislation would provide grants to aid ag’s reaction to climate change
Daily Republic, Feb. 10, 2019
Climate Change and the Food We Eat
KPFA radio, Nov. 9, 2018
Climate and agriculture: Recommendations for California’s next governor
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Oct. 31, 2018
Climate change requires quick action by San Diego farmers
Civil Eats, Oct. 24, 2018
How Will California’s Climate Ambitions Reshape Food and Agriculture?
Civil Eats, Oct. 9, 2018
Growers try carbon farming to help combat climate change
Press Democrat, Sept. 11, 2018
10 Ways Farmers Can Fight Climate Change
KQED, Sept. 7, 2018
Climate Smart Agriculture in Yolo County
Davis Enterprise, June 9, 2018
Plate to Planet: Interviews with Anna Lappé & Mark Kurlansky
CalCAN’s work is mentioned at 45:10.
Climate One Podcast, May 16, 2018
Grants help farming operations, cut back on greenhouse gasses
Daily Republic, May 5, 2018
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Other Legislators Request Reinstatement of GGRF Funding for Critical Natural Resources Programs
Imperial Valley News, March 14, 2018
How California farmers can conserve water and combat climate change
Sacramento Bee, Dec. 9, 2017
Bond measure a bright spot
Morning Ag Clips, Oct. 16, 2017
Methane Be Gone
Made Local Magazine, Sept/Oct 2017
State to hand out nearly $7 million in grants for soil health
Capital Press, Aug. 17, 2017
Close to Home: Cap-and-trade funds need to support creative rural solutions, like those on the North Coast
Press Democrat, Aug. 13, 2017
Climate Change Drives New Healthy Soils Program
Growing Produce, Aug. 10, 2017
Dairy Farm Manages Water and Manure with Simple Techniques
KRCB, Aug. 2, 2017
Farm tour showcases alternative manure management practices at local dairy
Sonoma West Times & News, Aug. 1, 2017
Sebastopol Farm Adopts Sustainable Practices, Grapples with Climate Change
KRCB, July 31, 2017
Keep Your Eye on These Food Policy Bills
Comstock’s Magazine, July 7, 2017
As California leads the way in climate change, farmers are key players
Op ed on the need for investments in agricultural climate solutions by CalCAN partners Greg Rawlings (Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo) and Sherwood Darington (Ag Land Trust).
Monterey County Weekly, June 8, 2017
California Climate Smart Ag Initiative Launched
BioCycle magazine, March/April issue 2017
A Climate Solution: Local farmers sowing seeds of carbon farming
North Bay Bohemian, March 29, 2017
Carbon & Compost
Includes interview with CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger on California’s agriculture and climate programs. North Bay Bountiful, KRCB TV, March 27, 2017
California is a Leader in Climate Smart Agriculture
Bioneers, March 16, 2017
Secretary Ross on climate change and agriculture’s partnership with CalCAN
CDFA blog, March 1, 2017
Ag an important part of state’s climate effort
Opinion piece by CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger. Daily Democrat, Jan. 12, 2017
The most important stories of the year in organically grown wine
Organic Wines Uncorked, Jan. 2, 2017
California Farmers Say Healthier Soil May Improve Air Quality, Grow Tastier Produce
Valley Public Radio, NPR Central California, Dec. 13, 2016
How California Plans to Make Conservation a Way of Life
Water Deeply, Dec. 9, 2016
Climate Change & Agriculture Policy
Sustainable Growing radio show interview on KSVY with CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger, Dec. 2, 2016