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 email@example.com.
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:
Budget Updates: Funding for Climate Smart Agriculture Programs Uncertain from CalCAN blog on May 27th, 2020 Jeanne Merrill
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
Practices: Occultation, cover crops, compost, field borders, reduced tillage, companion planting, crop rotation Mary Jean Russell runs Pickalittle Farm, a diversified vegetable operation in Bakersfield, CA. She provides organically-grown vegetables...
Practices: No-till, animal integration, alley cropping, poly cropping, composting, and cover cropping Nathanael Siemens is an organic grower juggling a variety of crops, fields, and systems across California. He has a 150 acre farm in Modoc County...
Steven Lee, PhD, has worked as the farm manager for Quaker Oaks Farm in Visalia, CA for the past 5 years. This 22-acre nonprofit educational center includes 8 acres of native wetlands, 2 acres of organic mixed vegetable crops, and 1 acre of organic stone...