Healthy Soils

Healthy Soils

This new program will provide financial incentives to implement on-farm management practices that will build soil carbon and reduce agricultural GHG emissions, through direct incentives to farmers and ranchers, as well as demonstration projects. Farmers and ranchers (incentives) and partnerships between agricultural operations/industry groups, academia, non-profit organizations and/or resource conservation districts (demonstration projects) will be eligible to apply for funds.

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Waste Diversion

Waste Diversion

Offers funding to assist public and private entities in the safe and effective management of the waste stream. Investments support financial incentives for capital investments in composting/anaerobic digestion infrastructure and recycling manufacturing facilities that divert waste from landfills. The program is comprised of four subprograms: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grants (new in FY 2016-17), Organics and Recycling Manufacturing Loans, Organics Grants, and Recycling Manufacturing Grants.

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