California Department of Food and Agriculture

fertilizer research and education program

1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814  •  916-900-5022  •  Fax: 916-900-5349  •

The Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) funds and facilitates research to advance the environmentally safe and agronomically sound use and handling of fertilizing materials. FREP serves growers, agricultural supply and service professionals, extension personnel, public agencies, consultants, and other interested parties.

wedge  2014 FREP/WPHA Conference Presentations
wedge  2015 Special Request for Proposals — Due March 3, 2015
wedge  Nitrogen Management Training Program for CCAs — Dates and registration info






CDFA15-023 – 5/15/2015: CDFA Announces Vacancies on the Fertilizer Research and Education Program's Technical Advisory Subcommittee (TASC)

Growing California Video Series: Strawberry Fields... Forever — featuring FREP-funded project CropManage

New for the 2015 Growing Season: FREP Brochures Provide Nitrogen Fertilization Guidelines

CDFA15-008 – 1/28/2015: CDFA Announces New Grant Funding Opportunity For Nitrogen Management Research

CDFA15-001 – 1/6/2015: Nitrogen Management Training for California Certified Crop Advisers

CDFA14-067 – 12/30/2014: CDFA Accepting Concept Proposals for 2015 Fertilizer Research and Education Grants

CDFA Nitrogen Management Training Program Continues in 2015

CDFA Nitrogen Management Training Program: Article by FFLDRS Branch Chief Asif Maan in CAPCA Adviser (more)

CDFA Role in Nitrogen Management: Article by Secretary Karen Ross in CAPCA Adviser (more)

CDFA Values the California Certified Crop Adviser Program: Article by Secretary Karen Ross in CAPCA Adviser (more)