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CalCAN’s Recap of Governor Newsom’s Budget Release

Governor Proposes New Climate Smart Agriculture Funding Sources but Falls Short on Dollars Invested Governor Newsom unveiled his state budget including $12.5 billion in climate change investments. Climate Smart Agriculture programs will get a boost in funding for some key

Canada’s Resilient Climate and Agriculture Vision

Canada’s National Farmers Union (NFU) recently released a report titled “Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis: A Transformative Strategy for Canadian Farms and Food Systems.” The report sounds an alarm about the magnitude of the impact of climate

New Climate Smart Ag Technical Assistance Grants Announced

CalCAN has advocated for over a decade that with sufficient resources — including research, financial, and technical assistance — farmers can deliver unique and powerful solutions to climate change and other urgent challenges. The California Department of Food and Agriculture

Regional Spotlight: Climate Smart Practices in Monterey Bay Area

Photo: Sam Earnshaw, Hedgrows Unlimited, planting a hedgerow at Monkeyflower Ranch, as part of the Healthy Soils Demonstration. As farmers look for solutions to prevent erosion, reduce soil compaction, increase yields, improve water quality and become more resilient against floods

Cultivating Climate Resilience in Farming

Hot off the presses, CalCAN just released a new publication reviewing and summarizing the impacts of climate change on California’s farms and ranches, complete with farmer profiles and resources to ensure they thrive in the face of climate change. Climate

Will Indigo Ag’s New Private Carbon Market Pay Off for Farmers?

The following is written by CalCAN Policy Director Jeanne Merrill and re-posted with permission from Civil Eats. Read the article where it was originally posted on Civil Eats. Farm country is abuzz about the latest in carbon market opportunities. Boston-based

California Falls Short on Climate Smart Farming Investments

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the California legislature approved the state’s budget, including $1.4 billion in climate change investments. The results were mixed for the state’s suite of Climate Smart Agriculture programs. Under the programs, farmers and ranchers receive financial and technical assistance

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