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The Center for Land-Based Learning's (CLBL) Beginning Farm and Ranch Management Apprenticeship Program provides a structured pathway for aspiring farm managers to develop the knowledge and skills they need to be successful on your farm. The Beginning Farm…
California's 36th Range and Natural Resources Camp is going virtual! Students can register to get access to a unique video series available through a private YouTube channel. A live Zoom webinar will take place August 31st at 3 pm for attendees to ask que…
“We are finding new and creative ways to serve Yolo County landowner’s during this challenging time”, says Phil Hogan, District Conservationist of Yolo County USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. With several farm programs available such as the En…
Earlier this week the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee heard testimony for the consideration of legislation that would allow for expanded carbon farm planning services that works towards awarding farmers with cash for conservation. This new bill would co…
The RCD is pleased to report our Capay Open Space Park improvement project is completed and ready for the public to enjoy. If you visit the park, you'll see beautiful new interpretive signs near the picnic tables and trailheads. Wander through the park or…
Are you a farmer, rancher or forester interested in mentoring a new NRCS employee? The goal through the program is to grow critical relationships with the producers we serve, while at the same time advancing employee knowledge of production agriculture an…
The Yolo County Resource Conservation District has been awarded $2.3 million dollars by the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) using funding from Proposition 1 (Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Fund of 2014). WCB distributes these funds…
Our first concern at the Yolo County RCD is the health and safety of our community. Yolo County RCD's board and staff are following the social distancing, personal hygiene, and social isolation practices advocated by state and county public health agencie…
The USDA Service Center in Woodland is taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is open by phone appointment only. You can call the Farm Service Agency at (530) 207-6519, or the Natural Resources Conservation Service at (530) 207-65…
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for its Healthy Soils Program (HSP). The program incentivizes implementation and demonstration of on-farm soil health practices that sequester carbon, reduce greenhouse…