Financial Resources

Update on Heat Event; WHIP Payments Available for 2017 Wildfire Damage

  • Jul 14, 2018

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) has learned that a “heat event” is no longer considered an eligible event under the Tree Assistance Program (TAP). Also, Congress passed the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) and appropriated $2.36 billion in disaster relief. California avocado growers who experienced losses due to the 2017 California wildfires are encouraged to sign up...

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Aid Available for Growers Affected by Wildfires

  • Apr 10, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced it will distribute up to $2.36 billion to farmers and ranchers affected by hurricanes and wildfires. California growers who were affected by the recent wildfires are encouraged to sign up for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricane Indemnity Program.

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Rebates Available for Costs Associated with AMI Installation in Oxnard Area

  • Apr 06, 2018

To help offset Advanced Metering Infrastructure telemetry installation and equipment costs, pumpers may apply for rebates and/or participate in a pilot Water Market program that will qualify them for a larger rebate.

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Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Applications Now Available

  • Feb 22, 2018

San Diego County’s agricultural conservation program — known as the Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — compensates property owners for placing a perpetual easement on their property that limits future uses to agriculture. Applications for the program are now available.

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Fire Recovery Best Management Practices Program

  • Feb 13, 2018

Landowners impacted by the Thomas Fire are able to apply for erosion control materials they need to help mitigate fire-based erosion on their properties. The deadline to appply is March 19, 2018.

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Environmental Quality Incentives Program Offers Fire-Recovery Assistance

  • Jan 12, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering assistance to growers, farmers and ranchers affected by the recent California wildfires. NRCS is making $4 million available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), which covers erosion control and water quality practices on eligible cropland, rangeland and...

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