Governor Gavin Newsom recently issued an emergency proclamation to help communities affected by the recent severe winter storms that have caused flooding, mudslides, erosion, power outages and damage to critical infrastructure. In an effort to assess the damage suffered by the agricultural industry, the County of San Diego Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures is collecting...
California avocado growers affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding are reminded that the California Farm Service Agency offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist growers with their recovery efforts.
The University of California Cooperative Extension has hired two specialists to assist growers with the Healthy Soils Program and State Water Efficiency and Energy Programs grant programs.
Learn more about the CDFA's Healthy Soils Incentives Program and SWEEP program grants and workshops in San Diego County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County designed to help interested growers complete the grant applications.
The Mission Resource Conservation District is offering free electrical conductivity mapping services and a cost share program for the purchase of soil moisture sensors for local growers. Learn more.
California avocado growers who experienced losses due to the 2017 California wildfires are encouraged to sign up for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program. The deadline to sign up for the program is November 16, 2018.
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