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CDFA Healthy Soils Program

$4 million available for eligible GLENN COUNTY farmers and ranchers; $1 million will be dedicated to eligible Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers (SDFRs).

>>> Application period set to OPEN late February 2024!

What is the Healthy Soils Program?

The Healthy Soils Program (HSP) provides financial incentives in the form of grants to farmers and ranchers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs), and improve soil health. A few eligible practices include:

  • Mulching - Compost
  • Cover Crops
  • Reduced Tillage
  • Riparian, Herbaceous & Woody Plantings
  • Windbreaks
  • Filter Strips
  • Whole Orchard Recycling

Glenn County RCD recieved a Healthy Soils Program Block Grant Pilot Program which is part of the state's Healthy Soils Program. More info...