Climate Smart Agriculture Program
The Healthy Soils Program incentives practices that promote the development of healthy soils on California's farmlands and ranchlands. On farm management practices include but are not limited to: cover cropping, no-till, reduced-till, mulching, compost application, and conservation plantings. HSP will solicit applications for the next round of funding in February 2020.
The SWEEP provides grant funding to producers to improve water use efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Funding is awarded for things such as: increasing pump efficiency, installing soil moisture sensors, converting to micro-irrigation, or the installation of variable frequency drives. SWEEP is currently accepting applications. The deadline to submit is December 16th, 2019.
Eligible practices for funding through AMMP include: pasture-based based management; solid separation or conversion from flush to scrape in conjunction with some form of drying or composting of collected manure.
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