California Healthy Soils Program Awards Grants to 940 Projects

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the award of $66 million in grants from its Healthy Soils Program to a total of 940 projects. The projects aim to improve soil health, sequester carbon, and reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases. The selected projects will have an estimated impact across more than 82,000 acres of California farm and ranchland and will provide an annual projected greenhouse gas emissions reduction of more than 250,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent.