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Healthy Soils Initiative Funded

New Climate Smart Agriculture Program to Launch this Year In the final hours of the session last week, the Legislature passed a funding package for the state’s climate change programs. Among the funded programs was the Healthy Soils Initiative, a

Sweeping Climate Legislation Will Help Grow Crops and Local Economies

State lawmakers create Healthy Soils program, pass historic climate bills SACRAMENTO – Farmers and ranchers throughout California commend the legislature for its recent actions on climate change. The passage of key climate bills, alongside the appropriation of more than $65

Climate Smart Ag in 2016 Legislative Session

Thanks to our partner, the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), for permission to repost this blog. On April 19th, SB 1350 passed out of its second committee, the Senate Agriculture Committee, with a unanimous vote of support following discussions between the

Climate and Agriculture Bills to Watch in 2016

It’s that time of year when CalCAN reviews legislation that may help, or hinder, farmers and ranchers in addressing climate change. We are pleased to support a slate of sensible policy measures that will each in their own way help

Healthy Soils Legislation Gets Senate Hearing

New state legislation proposed by Senator Lois Wolk, Senate Bill 1350, would create the Healthy Soils program at the CA Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The bill would also modernize the Environmental Farming Act by expanding the program’s Science

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