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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation

Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation


The mission of the Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation is to serve California by supporting agricultural production and incentivizing practices resulting in a net benefit for the environment through innovation, efficient management and science.

Dairy Digester Research & Development Program (DDRDP)

The Healthy Soils Program (HSP)

State Water Efficiency Enhancement Program (SWEEP)

Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis (OPCA)

Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP)

Research

International
Collaborations

Questions? Feedback? Join the conversation by contacting cdfa.oefi@cdfa.ca.gov.

OEFI 2018-19 Events Calendar

January

 
9
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – SWEEP

 
10
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – AMMP AND SWEEP

 
15
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – HSP AND SWEEP

 
16
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – AMMP AND HSP

 
17
Jan

ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING ACT – SCIENCE ADVISORY PANEL MEETING

 
23
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – DDRDP, AMMP AND HSP

 
24
Jan

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP – DDRDP, AMMP AND HSP

December

 
28
Dec

Request for grant applications released – SWEEP, HSP, AMMP and DDRDP


Guiding Principles of the OEFI

Guilding Principles of the Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation

Vision Statement

To be a trusted and valued resource for scientific analysis and support to stakeholders and state agencies in the development and implementation of economically viable agricultural practices that optimize environmental and public health.

Environmental Farming Act

CDFA's Incentive Programs are implemented under the authority of the Environmental Farming Act (PDF). Incentive Programs are developed in coordination with the Science Advisory Panel which facilitates public comment process. Learn more about the Science Advisory Panel.