Climate Smart Agriculture Blog
Added August 12, 2020
Practices: Occultation, cover crops, compost, field borders, reduced tillage, companion planting, crop rotation Mary Jean Russell runs Pickalittle Farm, a diversified vegetable operation in Bakersfield, CA. She provides organically-grown vegetables...
Added August 3, 2020
Practices: No-till, animal integration, alley cropping, poly cropping, composting, and cover cropping Nathanael Siemens is an organic grower juggling a variety of crops, fields, and systems across California. He has a 150 acre farm in Modoc County...
Added July 28, 2020
Steven Lee, PhD, has worked as the farm manager for Quaker Oaks Farm in Visalia, CA for the past 5 years. This 22-acre nonprofit educational center includes 8 acres of native wetlands, 2 acres of organic mixed vegetable crops, and 1 acre of organic stone...
Climate Smart Ag in the News!
Check out the latest media coverage of our program and related info:
Almond orchard recycling a climate-smart strategy from Science Daily on April 1st, 2020
Climate-Smart Team Announced for Farmers from California Ag Today on December 5th, 2019
Dairy Producers Turn to Compost as Climate Solution from CalCAN on September 25th, 2019
Fire Resiliency for Farmers and Ranchers from Mendocino County Public and Community Radio on Aug 26th, 2019
New UC Climate Smart Ag Team Underway Shows Results from CalCAN on June 17th, 2019
Secretary Ross at UN Climate Change Conference in Germany from CDFA's Planting Seeds blog on June 17th, 2019
CDFA and UCANR join forces to advance climate-smart agriculture in California from UCANR News Releases on October 24, 2018