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Applications Open for Methane-Reducing Livestock Practices Incentives

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting applications for the Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) through May 22, 2018. AMMP provides grants to dairy and livestock producers to significantly reduce methane emissions through adopting drier manure-handling

Study Finds California Agriculture on the Frontlines of Changing Climate

Climate change is already adversely affecting California and its agricultural sector. Increases in temperature variability, changes in rainfall patterns, and more frequent and exacerbated extreme weather can all be traced back to changing climate. However, according to a recent academic

California Dairies Seek Alternatives

New Funding Supports Methane Reductions, Other Benefits Seventeen dairies recently received the first round of funding from the new Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP). The program funds innovative manure management projects on dairy and livestock operations that reduce methane emissions

Healthy Soils = Healthy Lives

California Soils Week Gets Underway Today, launches the California Healthy Soils Week when the many benefits of building healthy soils on our farms and ranches will be featured in Sacramento and in events around the state. Agriculture covers 43 million

Wildfire and Its Painful Lessons

The wildfires raging here in Sonoma County, where I live, and in neighboring Napa and Mendocino Counties, remain virtually uncontained as we go into the fifth day. They are breaking records we don’t want to break: most deadly; most expensive;

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