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Influencing California’s Approach to Dairy Methane Reductions

As we have discussed here before, California is moving full steam ahead to cut dairy methane emissions in the state. The timeline is certainly ambitious – a current proposal from the Air Resources Board (ARB), called the Short-Lived Climate Pollutant

Dairy Methane Emissions Focus of State Climate Change Strategy

California’s climate change regulators are intensifying their efforts to reduce emissions of some particularly potent greenhouse gases – dubbed ‘short-lived climate pollutants’. The state’s new emissions targets could have potentially significant implications for dairy farms in the state, as well

Regional Spotlight: Climate Smart Practices in Monterey Bay Area

Photo: Sam Earnshaw, Hedgrows Unlimited, planting a hedgerow at Monkeyflower Ranch, as part of the Healthy Soils Demonstration. As farmers look for solutions to prevent erosion, reduce soil compaction, increase yields, improve water quality and become more resilient against floods

Cultivating Climate Resilience in Farming

Hot off the presses, CalCAN just released a new publication reviewing and summarizing the impacts of climate change on California’s farms and ranches, complete with farmer profiles and resources to ensure they thrive in the face of climate change. Climate

Will Indigo Ag’s New Private Carbon Market Pay Off for Farmers?

The following is written by CalCAN Policy Director Jeanne Merrill and re-posted with permission from Civil Eats. Read the article where it was originally posted on Civil Eats. Farm country is abuzz about the latest in carbon market opportunities. Boston-based

California Falls Short on Climate Smart Farming Investments

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California legislature approved the state’s budget, including $1.4 billion in climate change investments. The results were mixed for the state’s suite of Climate Smart Agriculture programs. Under the programs, farmers and ranchers receive financial and technical assistance

California Triples Its Investment in Agricultural Soil Health

“Healthier soils sequester carbon from the atmosphere while also growing healthier grass. Our cows are healthy and happy, helping us produce high quality milk,” says Jana McClelland, co-owner of McClelland’s Dairy in Petaluma, California. Last year, the McClellands were one

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