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Agricultural Climate Leaders Recognized at the CalCAN Summit

CalCAN held its sixth California Climate and Agriculture Summit in Davis on March 4 & 5, with over 400 participants who actively engaged in dialogue, attended workshops, viewed poster presentations and celebrated CalCAN’s 10 years of work on climate and

State Invests Millions in Agricultural Carbon Sinks Research

The Strategic Growth Council announced in December five new projects funded under their new Climate Change Research Program. The program is funded by cap-and-trade auction proceeds. Of the projects awarded, $7.7 million will go to two projects focusing on soil

Healthy Soils is a Passion, Says Governor Newsom

Governor Releases January Budget Proposal On Monday, January 7th, Gavin Newsom was sworn into office as California’s 40th Governor.  And as required by the state’s constitution, Governor Newsom released his proposed budget just a few days later on January 10th.

CalCAN Publications

Climate & Agriculture Policy Investing in California Agriculture’s Climate Solutions: Climate Smart Agriculture Program Fact Sheets (Jan. 2020) Full report: Climate Threats, Abundant Solutions (Sept. 2018) Executive Summary Full report: Growing Solutions (Jan. 2015) Executive Summary California Agriculture in a Changing Climate (Sept. 2010)

Climate Threats to Agriculture

California farmers and ranchers are on the front lines of climate change. California is home to the largest and most diverse agricultural industry in the country. On over 76,000 farms and ranches, California agriculture is the leading producer of the

Policy can unleash agriculture’s climate solutions

Agriculture’s climate solutions are essential for reaching California’s climate goals. California is a global trailblazer on climate policy with its ambitious climate change law. The CalCAN coalition has engaged as an advocate for sustainable and organic agriculture on all of

Climate Smart Agriculture

The State of California has four Climate Smart Agriculture programs that provide resources for California farmers and ranchers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and store carbon in soils and trees, while providing multiple benefits to agriculture and the environment. CalCAN

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