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Application Timeline for CA Small Ag Business Drought Relief Grant Program

Application Timeline for CA Small Ag Business Drought Relief Grant Program

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GOBiz) is targeting early to mid–April 2023 to release applications for the California Small Agricultural Business Drought Relief Grant Program. 

Grants of $60,000 – $100,000 will be available based on the percentage loss of annual gross receipts or gross profits for 2022 compared to 2019. 

As soon as the applications are available, we will announce and link the application to https://www.agdroughtrelief.org 

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Rice WDR Drinking Water Well Monitoring

The Drinking Water Well Monitoring website has updated its list of certified analytical laboratories as of January 12, 2023, which can now be found here.  Each drinking water well in use on a rice parcel must be sampled for nitrate + nitrite as nitrogen annually, unless you submit three consecutive years with results below 8 milligrams per liter (mg/L) or if your results are greater than 10 mg/L and both the drinking water well users and the Central Valley Water Board are notified.  

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