Glenn County
University of California
Glenn County

Climate Smart Agriculture Program

What is Climate Smart Agriculture?

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) addresses the risk that the agriculture industry faces due to changing climate conditions. It encompasses management practices that increase soil carbon, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve on-farm efficiencies, and promote sustainable land practices.  CSA promotes increasing agricultural productivity, building resiliency to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Dana with cows
Hello! My name is Dana Brady and I am the Climate Smart Agriculture Specialist here at UC Cooperative Extension in Glenn County. I provide technical assistance for farmers & ranchers with grants and can help in the application process. 

Currently, there are three grant funding opportunities available for Climate Smart Agriculture practices, including:

  • The Healthy Soils Program
  • State Water Efficiency & Enhancement Program
  • Alternative Manure Management Program.

If you would like more information, or to see if you qualify, please feel free to call or email me at (530)517-8187, or

How can Climate Smart Agriculture help me?

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AIBS Grant Proposal Development Webinar - Thursday, 5/16 at 11:00 AM
Dear Colleagues, Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 11am PT when Dr. Julie Cwikla discusses grant proposal development tactics, ways to improve your science writing, how to best market and package your...

CDFA Climate Smart Ag Listening Sessions - 5/15 in Sacramento and 5/20 in Salinas, CA
Dear Colleagues, The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the scheduling of public listening sessions to seek comment on the 2019 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technical Assistance Grant Program CDFA will conduct two public...

Irrigation experts visit NRI Project field in Five Points!
April 2, 2019 Two irrigation experts, Alex Flores of Yardney Water Filtration Systems in Riverside, CA, and Moises Luna of Agrivalley Company in Fresno, CA visited the longstanding NRI Project field in Five Points on April 2, 2019 to discuss with CASI's...

Climate Smart Agriculture Newsletter

Keeping the agricultural industry informed and up-to-date on all issues affecting the funding opportunities involving climate and natural resources.

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