Benefits of SWEEP Program

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Growing California video on benefits of SWEEP, fertilizer management

SWEEPWith the announcement this week of $16 million in grants from the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP), CDFA offers an encore presentation of the Growing California video, “Strawberry Fields…Forever,” a look at a grower utilizing SWEEP as well assistance from CDFA’s Fertilizer Research Education Program (FREP).

Sakakihara Farms, strawberry growers, like other California growers, are learning to grow their crops despite drought conditions, by using newer high-tech tools that help monitor water and fertilizer use.