The Healthy Soils Program provides financial assistance for implementation of conservation management that improve soil health
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting grant applications for climate smart agriculture incentives programs administered by its Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation (OEFI).
The Healthy Soils Program (HSP) provides financial assistance for implementation of conservation management that improve soil health, sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The HSP is funded through a $10 million appropriation through SB-5 and $5 million appropriation from California Climate Investments (CCI), for a total of $15 million authorized by the Budget Act of 2018. The Healthy Soils Program will be implemented under two separate sections.
The Incentives Program will award grants to farmers and ranchers for implementation of agricultural management practices that improve soil health, sequester carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Detailed information on HSP Incentives Program, including application process, application requirements, schedule of application assistance workshops conducted by CDFA and list of third-party technical assistance providers is available at is available here.
The Demonstration Projects will award projects that monitor and demonstrate to farmers and ranchers in California, specific management practices in agriculture that improve soil health, sequester carbon, and reduce greenhouse gases.
Detailed information on HSP Demonstration Projects, including application process, application requirements and a schedule of application assistance workshops conducted by CDFA is available here.
Applications are due on Friday, March 8, 2019 by 5:00 P.M.
At AGQ Labs we are experts in plant nutrition and analysis of agricultural soil. Given how important it is for any agricultural management program to correctly analyze agricultural soils, we have developed Soil Factory Lab, a new approach to laboratory analysis for agricultural soils. Our high-tech equipment and production design allow us to offer the best response times and the most competitive pricing on the market.
Soil Factory Lab combines our extensive experience and training in agricultural soil analysis with the most advanced laboratory equipment for total automation of the analytical processes needed. This state-of-the-art technology allows us to maintain an exceptionally fast production pace, while ensuring quality and precision of the data obtained.
Soil Factory Lab is unquestionably the market’s most expeditious and competitive analysis laboratory for agricultural soils internationally. Our turnaround times and the top quality of the results make this laboratory an agricultural producer’s perfect, most useful tool for all types of crops anywhere in the world.
You can find more information about Soil Factory Lab on our website.