Financial Resources

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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Possible Federal Assistance to Those Impacted by the Recent Wildfires and/or Santa Ana Winds

  • Dec 07, 2017

It’s important that California avocado industry members who have been impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds contact their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the event to determine possible applicable coverage. Both fire and wind events may be included in certain crop insurance coverage, but agents must be notified within 72 hours.

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2017 SWEEP Applications Now Being Accepted

  • Feb 06, 2017

The CDFA is is now accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program, which provides funds for irrigation projects that reduce greenhouse gases and save water . Learn more.

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Funds Available for Agricultural Producers Implementing Air Pollution Reduction Strategies

  • Jul 12, 2016

California avocado growers implementing conservation practices that reduce air pollution from agricultural sources can apply for financial assistance via the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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