SACRAMENTO, July 6, 2022 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing that $1.85 million will be awarded to the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) to increase technical assistance for California's organic farmers.
CDFA's State Organic Program is executing a $850,000 in contracts with UC ANR to run through September 2024, and CDFA's Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation separately is awarding a $1 million grant to run from July 2022 to June 2025.
"California farmers provide 36 percent of all organic production in the United States," said CDFA Secretary Karen Ross.
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