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Progress on Dairy Methane Comes With Strings Attached

As the California legislature took up the future of the state’s climate change laws this year, special attention was paid to enacting policy aimed at reducing methane emissions in the dairy sector. Dairies are one of the largest emitters of

Influencing California’s Approach to Dairy Methane Reductions

As we have discussed here before, California is moving full steam ahead to cut dairy methane emissions in the state. The timeline is certainly ambitious – a current proposal from the Air Resources Board (ARB), called the Short-Lived Climate Pollutant

Dairy Methane Emissions Focus of State Climate Change Strategy

California’s climate change regulators are intensifying their efforts to reduce emissions of some particularly potent greenhouse gases – dubbed ‘short-lived climate pollutants’. The state’s new emissions targets could have potentially significant implications for dairy farms in the state, as well

What Farmers Need to Know About the USDA COVID-19 Aid Program

This blog is excerpted from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), of which CalCAN is a member. NSAC advocates for federal policy reform for the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. See the original post here. Applications

USDA COVID Aid Program Raises More Questions Than Answers

This is reposted from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), of which CalCAN is a member. NSAC advocates for federal policy reform for the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. See the original post. For most farmers, spring planting

Farmer Friday: Healthy Soils Grantees Spotlight

California’s Healthy Soils Program (HSP) current grant cycle is open until June 26, 2020 – or until funding available runs out, which may be sooner than expected. As of April 20, 2020: Over 300 incentive applications have already been submitted; if they

COVID-19 Resources

New source of Federal funding for agriculture businesses: (May 3, 2020): The Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance program is now open ONLY for agriculture businesses. Learn more and apply ASAP here. United States Department of Food

A Closer Look at Farmer Relief in Senate Pandemic Aid Package

This is reposted from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), of which CalCAN is a member. NSAC advocates for federal policy reform for the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. See the original post. As of 1:30 PM PST

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