The California Department of Food and Agriculture will be hosting three public stakeholder meetings to provide updates on the Healthy Soils Program and receive comments and suggestions for the next round of funding. CDFA has received $28 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in 2019, to award grants for agricultural management practices that promote soil health through sequestering carbon and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The grants are offered through the Healthy Soils Program, which consists of two components: the Incentives Program and the Demonstration Projects category. The first meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 23 at the Glenn County Farm Bureau in Orland beginning at 10 a.m. The second session will begin at 1p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, at the Fresno County Cooperative Extension Building. The final session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 25 at the CDFA Auditorium in Sacramento, beginning at 2 p.m. Each of the meetings will also include a webinar component, allowing for remote attendance and participation.
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