Water efficiency grant deadline extended

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California will accept applications for the new grants through Feb. 3.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture‚Äôs 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.

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