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CDFA Healthy Soils Program

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The CDFA Healthy Soils Program (HSP) provides financial incentives to California growers and ranchers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs), and improve soil health. 

Eligible practices include:

  • Composting and mulching
  • Filter strips
  • Cover crops
  • Reduced tillage
  • Range and riparian planting
  • Whole orchard recycling
  • and many more...

Updates: The next round of HSP applications is expected to open in fall of 2023. The RCDTC will be holding a free application assistance workshop in the coming months. Check back soon for details.

Once applications open, be sure to book your free one-on-one consultation. Contact Amy at or by calling (530) 727-1280.

Note: The RCDTC has submitted its application to be a technical service provider for the coming enrollment period. More information to come as CDFA reviews applications.

For more information on the HSP program and for updates on application openings, please visit the CDFA website.