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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

The Healthy Soils Program

State Water Efficiency Enhancement Program

Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis

Alternative Manure Management Program

Research

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

OEFI 2018 Events Calendar

March

 
27
March
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22
May

AMMP Grant Application Submission Period Opens

April

 
9
April

AMMP Application Assistance Workshop - Eureka

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Humboldt County Agricultural Building, 5630 South Broadway Street, Eureka, CA 95501

 
10
April

AMMP Application Assistance Workshop – Santa Rosa

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner, 133 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 110, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

 
13
April

Applications Due for HSP Incentives Program and Demonstration Projects

 
16
April

AMMP Application Assistance Workshop and Webinar – Modesto

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Stanislaus County Agricultural Building, 3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite B, Modesto, CA 95358

 
16
April

Research Proposals due for Small Dairy Climate Change Research

5:00 p.m.

 
17
April

AMMP Application Assistance Webinar solicitation workshop – Webinar

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

May

 
22
May

AMMP Grant Applications Due

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.