Financial Resources

Financial Assistance Available for Environmentally Friendly Irrigation Systems

  • May 27, 2015

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP). The application deadline is June 29, 2015.

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Natural Disaster Assistance Available for Growers Affected by Drought

  • Feb 10, 2015

Of the 55 California counties declared natural disaster areas, all major avocado growing regions are covered — making growers eligible to apply for assistance.

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Second Round of SWEEP Applications Being Accepted

  • Oct 01, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for the second round of SWEEP funding and are due by November 10, 2014.

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State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program Deadline Extended to July 29

  • Jul 16, 2014

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has extended its application deadline for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) to July 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. PST.

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Funding Available for Water Conservation Measures

  • Jun 20, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP). Approximately $10 million in grant funding is available from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for agricultural operations implementing water conservation measures that increase water efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Resources for Fire Damage Recovery

  • May 28, 2014

There are several San Diego County Farm Bureau resources available to commercial avocado growers who suffered damage or lost production in the recent fires.

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