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San Diego County Rain and Freeze Agricultural Damage Assessment Form Available

  • Mar 01, 2019

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...

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Assistance Available for Growers Recovering from Recent Flooding and Heavy Rains

  • Feb 19, 2019

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.

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Technical Assistance Available for Healthy Soils and SWEEP Grant Applications

  • Feb 13, 2019

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.  

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CDFA Healthy Soils Grants and SWEEP Program Informational Seminars Available

  • Jan 14, 2019

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.

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Soil Moisture Sensor Cost Share Program and Free Electrical Conductivity Mapping

  • Nov 28, 2018

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.

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WHIP Funds Available for Damage Caused by California Wildfires

  • Oct 03, 2018

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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