The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation (OEFI) extended the application period for a new competitive grant program, the Water Efficiency Technical Assistance program (WETA), for an additional two weeks.
The new submission deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 3.
Through this program, resource conservation districts, non-profit organizations, University of California, California State University campuses, California community colleges, and California and federally-recognized tribes are eligible to receive up to $500,000 in funding to provide technical assistance to California farmers.
Supported activities include one-on-one assistance, on-site pump and irrigation system evaluations, and training in irrigation efficiency and nutrient management.
For more information about the program and to access the application, click here.