- Author: Konrad Mathesius
Join us Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 attheUCCE Yolo County Cooperative Extension Office in Woodland for a workshop on the State Water Efficiency Enhancement Program grant application. UC representatives will be on hand to discuss strategies and important information for successful applications.
SWEEP provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water on California agricultural operations. Eligible system components include (among others) soil moisture monitoring, drip systems, switching to low pressure irrigation systems, pump retrofits, variable frequency drives and installation of renewable energy to reduce on-farm water use and energy. Applications are due May 8th, 2019. Additional details below.
UCCE-Capitol Corridor and UCANR
Why: Apply for CDFA funding- State Water efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).Receive up to $100,000 in grant funding to improve your on-farm water and energy efficiency through the SWEEP grant funding program. During the workshop irrigation specialists will:
- Provide a comprehensive review of SWEEP and summary of other CDFA Climate Smart Grant programs
- Guide you through the required water savings and greenhouse gas reduction calculations
- Show you how to assemble a strong grant proposal
When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
9:00 AM- 11:00 AM Workshop in English
Where: UC Cooperative Extension, 70 Cottonwood St. Woodland, CA 95695
Presenters: Konrad Mathesius, Agronomy Advisor, UCCE-Capitol Corridor
Khaled Bali, Irrigation Specialist, UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Daniele Zaccaria, Agricultural Water Management Specialist, UC Davis
Registration: Free, but please fill out registration information using the link below
Questions: Contact Konrad Mathesius, 530.218.7567, email@example.com
Grant info.: Applications are due March 8, 2019 online at https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/sweep/
Please feel free to contact us if you need special accommodations.
Free One-On-One Technical Assistance to Apply for Grant Funds
Need help in developing and /or submitting your project proposal? Schedule your free one-on-one Technical Assistance session, contact your local UC Cooperative Extension Office for additional information at 530.218.8143
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