Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) – Open
California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) provides financial assistance for the implementation of non-digester manure management practices in California, which will result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions. AMMP is now accepting grant applications until 5:00 P.M. PT on May 9, 2022. Visit https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/AMMP/ to learn more.
Healthy Soils Program – Closed
The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Healthy Soils Program (HSP) Incentives Program provides financial incentives to California growers and ranchers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases, and improve soil health. Applications are now closed.
Humboldt County Resource Conservation District staff are HSP Technical Service Providers and able to provide technical assistance to applicants at no cost. Interested in learning more about the program and receiving technical assistance? Contact Jake Taulbee at email@example.com or call our office at 707-442-6058×5.
North Coast Growers Association & Humboldt County Resource Conservation District Workshop Videos
State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program – Closed
California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water on California agricultural operations. Eligible system components include (among others) soil moisture monitoring, drip systems, switching to low pressure irrigation systems, pump retrofits, variable frequency drives and installation of renewable energy to reduce on-farm water use and energy. SWEEP is currently accepting applications; projects that meet a minimum score will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis. Application period is expected to run through January 2022.