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CDFA Seeks Comments on New Alternative Manure Management Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking public comments on the new Alternative Manure Management (AMMP) program. The first program of its kind, AMMP will provide up to $750,000 for dairy manure management projects that reduce methane

Action Needed: Support Sustainable Agriculture Climate Solutions!

Call your State Legislators Today! California’s legislature will vote on Monday July 17th on a much-debated pair of bills that address both climate change and air pollution. The bills extend California’s cap-and-trade program and improve air pollution monitoring and enforcement.

State Legislature Approves Budget, Climate Change Investments Delayed

This week the state legislature approved a $125 billion state budget. The budget bills are silent on the FY 2017-18 expenditures for climate change programs, including the Climate Smart Agriculture programs, because efforts to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program, the

Farmer Equity Bill Passes Assembly with Strong Support

The State Assembly took an important step last week towards recognizing and remedying centuries-long injustices for people of color and women in agriculture. By building equity priorities into the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) responsibilities, staffing structure, and

Wins for Sustainable Agriculture in FY 2017 Federal Spending Package

Written by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC). Original post here. After three continuing resolutions (CR), which cumulatively delayed the fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations package by over seven months, Congress has finally reached an agreement on funding levels for

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