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SACRAMENTO, January 5, 2021 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting proposals for the 2021 grant cycle...

Plant Health & Pest Prevention Services

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CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing

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Latest CDFA TV Clips


CDFA Statement on Racial Equity/ Declaración del CDFA sobre la equidad racial

English | Español

Read the CDFA blog post about the statement

Farmer Equity Report

The Farmer Equity Report outlines the key challenges facing socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in California and recommendations for CDFA to address these challenges. The full report is available here: English | Español.

Be Counted, California!

Time is running out to participate in the 2020 Census. Be counted now!

COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain

Wildfire Recovery Resources

Assistance is available to those affected by California's historic wildfires.

Livestock Evacuated from Oregon due to Wildfires

California Animal Response Emergency System (CARES)

The California Animal Response Emergency System (CARES) is the state-level framework for supporting animals in disasters, integrating all levels of government and non-governmental entities in a mutual aid system for preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation for animals in disaster events.

California & 2018 Farm Bill

The Farm Bill creates jobs. Investment in agriculture is an investment in our nation's future.

Planting Seeds Blog

California shares in nearly $15 million for plant health and resilience research.

Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation

CDFA is promoting the importance of on-farm stewardship practices.

Next Live Streaming Media Event:

State Board Meeting — February 2, 2021

Calif. Agriculture License Plate Grant Program

Show your support for ag education. Special interest plates are now available!

Contact County Commissioners & Sealers

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