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. For questions and to learn more, click below on specific programs and videos from previous grant awardees. You may also contact us at email@example.com.
What’s New in OEFI:
- 12/1/22 — CDFA Secretary Karen Ross participated in a signing ceremony committing to an agreement with partners, including the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts on a memorandum of agreement (MOA), binding the parties together as the “California Conservation Planning Partnership” (C2P2). Under the agreement, the parties will work together to streamline their services to provide the best customer service experience when assisting land managers, including farmers, ranchers, and foresters implementing conservation and climate-smart agriculture practices on their lands. Read the MOA.
- 9/28/22 — CDFA held a public listening session to accept stakeholder feedback on a block grant framework for the Healthy Soils Program (HSP) and State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) on October 10, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meeting materials are posted here: Block Grant Listening Session Presentation
Climate Smart Agriculture Videos
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.