SWEEP Southern Desert Region Pilot Program
The SWEEP Pilot Program application period closed on November 8, 2022.
The SWEEP Pilot Program for the southern desert will disperse up to $2 million to California agricultural operations investing in irrigation systems that save water and do not result in an increase in GHG emissions. For this purpose of this solicitation the southern desert region is defined as Imperial County and Riverside County, east of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains (Figure 1).
- SWEEP Pilot Request for Grant Applications (RGA)
- SWEEP Pilot Budget Worksheet
- SWEEP Irrigation Water Savings Calculator
- SWEEP Pilot Technical Assistance Providers
- Pilot Frequently Asked Questions - Updated October 17 2022
CDFA Informational Webinar:
SWEEP Southern Desert Awarded Projects
The SWEEP Program is not accepting applications.
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Climate Smart Agriculture: Rossow Farms
Episode 1: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Seth Rossow’s family owned farm, Rossow Farms which is located in Merced, San Joaquin County. (4:06)
Climate Smart Agriculture: Giacomazzi Farms
Episode 2: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Dino Giacomazzi’s family owned farm, Giacomazzi Farms which is located in Hanford, Kings County. (4:05)
Climate Smart Agriculture: Tchieng and Thao Farms
Episode 3: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Fong Tchieng’s family owned farm, Tchieng Family Farm and Kong Thao’s family owned farm, Thao Family Farms, both of which are located in Fresno County. (5:00)