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Deadline Extended to Apply for Organic and Transitioning Farms Pandemic Assistance

  • Dec 22, 2021

The USDA has extended the deadline to apply for the Organic and Transitional education and Certification Program to February 4, 2022. This program provides eligible applicants with pandemic assistance to cover expenses associated with organic certification and/or transitioning to organic production during the 2020, 2021 and 2002 fiscal years.

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Pandemic Assistance Available for Certified Organic and Transitioning Farms

  • Dec 04, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program is making pandemic assistance available to cover the costs associated with organic certification and/or transitioning to organic production during the 2020, 2021 and 2002 fiscal years.

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Workshop Offers Assistance with Healthy Soils Program Application Process

  • Oct 25, 2021

The San Diego County Farm Bureau is hosting a free Grant Opportunity Workshop to assist California growers with applying for the Healthy Soils Program, which provides up to $100,000 in grant funds for eligible agricultural management practices that sequester carbon, reduce greenhouse gases and improve soil health.

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Workshop Assists Growers with SWEEP and Climate Smart Grant Program Applications

  • Oct 07, 2021

To assist growers in applying for SWEEP grants and make them aware of other CDFA Climate Smart Grant opportunities, the University of California Cooperative Extension and the Resource Conservation District of San Diego are hosting a free SWEEP Grant Opportunity Workshop.

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Free Webinar Assists Growers in Applying for Pandemic Cash Relief by October 12 Deadline

  • Sep 29, 2021

The deadline to apply for the Corona Financial Assistance Program 2 has been extended to October 12. To assist interested CFAP2 applicants, Interfaith Food is hosting a free webinar to provide information on how to apply.

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Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program to Begin Accepting Applications

  • Sep 13, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has made $650 million in funds available for the Pandemic Response and Safety Grant program. This program will provide financial assistance to small businesses in certain commodity areas, including specialty crop producers, as well as distributors.

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