Financial Resources

2016 SWEEP Funding Available

  • Dec 01, 2015

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program. Nearly $16 million is currently available to provide financial assistance to growers implementing irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and conserve water.

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NRCS Provides Additional $21 Million in EQIP Funding

  • Jun 03, 2015

NRCS will provide an additional $21 million in technical and financial assistance for agricultural producers experiencing exceptional or extreme drought conditions through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.

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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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