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Healthy Soils Program

The Healthy Soils Program offers producers incentives to adopt GHG-reducing soil health practices. The program also funds on-farm demonstration projects. Healthy soils store carbon and improve crop yields, drought and flood tolerance, and air and water quality. CalCAN and our partners

Healthy Soils

Soil is the foundation of agricultural productivity and sustainability, global food security and our rural economies. Healthy soils not only lead to reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but also improve crop yields, drought and flood tolerance, and air and water

New Healthy Soils Program Guidelines – CalCAN, Partners Weigh In

SACRAMENTO – Reflecting our shared vision of a Healthy Soils Program that maximizes producer participation and impact, CalCAN submitted comments today on behalf of 25 organizations to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for its draft Request for

CDFA Seeking Feedback on SWEEP, Healthy Soils Programs

Do you have feedback you would like to share on the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Progam (SWEEP) and/or Healthy Soils Program? Or perhaps just questions you’d like to ask about them? Your feedback, ideas, and questions are important and

Healthy Soils Program – Lessons Learned, New Guidelines Out Soon

With new funding available for the California Healthy Soils Program, we wanted to review the lessons learned from last year’s first round of applications. Initial farmer interest in the program was strong. Nearly 400 farmers and ranchers attended program workshops

Final Budget Deal Restores Funding for Healthy Soils, SWEEP

One of CalCAN’s top priorities for the year was to restore funding to the Healthy Soils Program and the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP), two Climate Smart Agriculture programs that had their budgets eliminated last year. We succeeded,

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