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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

Media Coverage

The following recent media have covered the work of CalCAN and its advisors and partners. 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?

Press Releases

Agriculture Resilience Act Offers California Farmers Climate Change Solutions February 26, 2020 Governor Proposes New Climate Smart Agriculture Funding Sources but Falls Short on Dollars Invested January 10, 2020 California Falls Short on Climate Smart Farming Investments June 13, 2019

Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP)

(Initial deadline extension) AMMP is now accepting applications until 5 PM PST on April 27, 2020! Learn more about this funding round here and apply on CDFA’s website. The first program of its kind, AMMP provides grants of up to

Agriculture Spotlights at the Global Climate Action Summit

Last week, four thousand delegates from California and around the world gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by Governor Jerry Brown. CalCAN staff joined the delegation where we listened to international experts, presidents of island

Read Their Stories

California is home to innovative farmers and ranchers using climate-friendly practices that reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions, sequester carbon and have other health and environmental benefits. Click on each farm or ranch name below to read their stories. *Denotes that

On-Farm Resilience

Farmers and ranchers grapple with the effects of climate change in their daily lives. A growing body of research points to significantly tougher challenges ahead, including: More frequent and extreme droughts and floods Unpredictable weather patterns Shifting diseases and pest

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