Climate Smart Agriculture
Kristian Salgado is the Climate Smart Agriculture-Community Education Specialist for UC Cooperative Extension in Imperial County. She provides technical assistance for farmers & ranchers with grants and can help in the application process.
Currently, there are three grant funding opportunities available for Climate Smart Agriculture practices, including:
- The Healthy Soils Program
- State Water Efficiency & Enhancement Program
- Alternative Manure Management Program
If you would like more information, or to see if you qualify, please feel free to call or email Kristian Salgado at (442) 265-7700 , or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CDFA Climate Smart Agriculture Workshops
CDFA Climate Smart Ag. Resources
Implementing Climate Smart Agriculture in the Imperial County
Climate Smart Agriculture in the News!
Check out the latest media coverage of our program and related info:
Secretary Ross at UN Climate Change Conference in Germany from CDFA's Planting Seeds blog on June 17th, 2019
CDFA and UCANR join forces to advance climate-smart agriculture in California from UCANR News Releases on October 24, 2018
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