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CDFA Announces Vacancy On Citrus Pest And Disease Prevention Committee

Sacramento, Calif., (March 10, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee. The committee advises the CDFA secretary on activities associated with statewide citrus-specific pests and a work plan that includes programs for surveying, detecting, analyzing, and treating citrus pests and diseases; as well as outreach and education programs. Committee members …

CDFA Announces Vacancy On The California Cotton Pest Control Board

Sacramento, Calif., (February 28, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Integrated Pest Control Branch is announcing three vacancies on the California Cotton Pest Control Board. This advisory Board makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters pertaining to the Pink Bollworm Control Program. The term of office for a board member is unlimited. Members receive no …

CDFA Announces Vacancy On The Beet Curly Top Virus Control Program Advisory Board

Sacramento, Calif., (February 27, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Integrated Pest Control Branch is announcing one vacancy on the Beet Curly Top Virus Control Board. This Advisory Board makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters pertaining to the Beet Curly Top Virus Control Program. The term of office for a board member is …

CDFA Announces Vacancy On The Vertebrate Pest Control Research Advisory Committee

Sacramento, Calif., (February 23, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Integrated Pest Control Branch is announcing a vacancy on the Vertebrate Pest Control Research Advisory Committee. The committee makes recommendations to the CDFA secretary on all matters pertaining to vertebrate pest control research. The term of office for a committee member is unlimited. Members receive no compensation, …

CDFA Selects Organizations To Provide Technical Assistance To Sweep Applicants

Sacramento, Calif., ((February 20, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected 10 organizations that will provide hands-on technical assistance to prospective State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) applicants. The organizations are: 1) Cachuma Resource Conservation District, Santa Maria 2) Ventura County Resource Conservation District 3) Butte County Resource Conservation District 4) University of California Cooperative Extension, Fresno County …

California’s Commitment To Reducing Food Waste

Sacramento, Calif., (February 8, 2017) – This month the Planting Seeds blog is featuring stories on food security, nutrition, and efforts to reduce food waste. CDFA’s Office of Farm to Fork is committed to helping all Californians access healthy and nutritious California-grown food by connecting consumers, school districts, and others directly with California’s farmers and ranchers. This story is about …

CDFA Seeking Public Comments On The Next Dairy Digester Research And Development Program Grant Solicitation

Sacramento, Calif., (February 7, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting public comments on the DRAFT Request for Grant Applications for the Dairy Digester Research and Development Program (DDRDP), authorized by the Budget Act of 2016. An estimated $29-36 million in competitive grant funding will be awarded to provide financial assistance for the installation …

CDFA Accepting Applications For The 2017 State Water Efficiency And Enhancement Program (SWEEP)

Sacramento, Calif., (February 3, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is beginning to accept applications, effective today, for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP). An estimated $3.75 million will be available for competitive grant funding to provide financial assistance to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water at California agricultural operations. …

Hydroponic agriculture showcases diversity of California Ag production

Hydroponic agriculture showcases diversity of California Ag production

San Diego, Calif., (January 30, 2017) – Hydroponic agriculture, the growing of plants without soil and adding nutrients in water, is a relatively new method of production in California, but it shows promise as a growth sector for farmers seeking to produce more efficiently while utilizing fewer natural resources, a challenge and opportunity recognized by all of agriculture as it …

Update on Organic Certification Cost Share Program

Update on Organic Certification Cost Share Program

Sacramento, Calif., (January 26, 2017) – CDFA’s State Organic Program (SOP) is pleased to announce a federal funding opportunity of $12.5 Million for eligible applicants under the Organic Cost Share Program (OCCSP).  The SOP has applied to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) under the United States Department of Agriculture to assist in distribution of these funds.  This money assists organic …

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