Author Archives: Katie Smith

Soil Health & Carbon Beneficial Practices Workshop

Join MCRCD, Anderson Valley Winegrowers, Mendocino Winegrowers, and NRCS on May 2nd, from 9 – 11:30 a.m. to learn about soil health and Carbon Beneficial Practices. Presentations will include conversation on cover cropping and no-till in vineyard systems, rainfall simulator and infiltration demonstration, carbon farm planning, and other climate-beneficial farming practices.. Workshop will be held…

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Ukiah Valley Russian River Cleanup September 17

Please join us for the 2022 Ukiah Valley Russian River Cleanup on September 17! From streets to creeks, you can make a difference! Gather your friends and family and help keep trash out of the river and ocean. We will gather at 9 AM for a safety talk and to divide into teams. Come early…

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2021 CDFA Climate Smart Ag Programs Open for Applications

CDFA Climate Smart Agriculture Programs, SWEEP & HSP, are now open and accepting applications on a rolling basis. The State Water Efficiency & Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance to farmers & ranchers who implement irrigation practices that improve water efficiency & reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Budget Act of 2021 appropriated $42 million in…

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