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Workshops

Grant Workshop: Healthy Soil Program & State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program

UCCE-Imperial County, Imperial County Farm Bureau, and IVH2O will be hosting a series of workshops that will be presented back-to-back to provide information and assistance to growers who are interested in applying for the HSP and SWEEP grants. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend at least one workshop. 

Limited space available of 25 attendees per workshop in accordance with COVID-19 policies. 

 

Healthy Soil Program Workshops

  The Healthy Soil Incentive Program (HSP) provides financial assistance for the implementation of conservation management practices that improve soil health, sequester carbon, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Applications will be open on a rolling bases online, and applicants are eligible to receive up to $100,000 in grant funding.

 

State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program Workshops

  The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water on California agricultural operations. Applications will be open on a rolling bases online, and applicants are eligible to receive up to $200,000 in grant funding.

 

Location: Farm Credit West, 485 Business Pkwy, Imperial, CA 92251 

Time: 9am-12am 

Dates: 

  • Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
    • SWEEP Presentation 9:00am-10:30am
    • HSP Presentation 10:30-12:00am
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021
    • SWEEP Presentation 9:00am-10:30am
    • HSP Presentation 10:30-12:00am
  • Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021
    • SWEEP Presentation 9:00am-10:30am
    • HSP Presentation 10:30-12:00am

Please register in advance for this meeting at https://forms.gle/NZ9F8DdAiUe9xznHA

 

Virtual HSP AND SWEEP Workshop via Zoom

Can’t attend an in-person meeting? Not to worry. UCCE-Imperial will be hosting two Zoom workshops this November.

Below is also the registration link:

Copy of SWEEP Virtual Workshop

Healthy Soils Incentive Program (HSP) 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 

8:30 am - 9:30 am 

https://forms.gle/YgpyGfdtpm8UGzKg6 

SWEEP Virtual Workshop

State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 

10 am - 11 am 

https://forms.gle/ALunFpufXbghP2vs7