Agriculture

Grants and Rebates

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/
81077 Indio Blvd Suite A
Indio CA, 92201
Allen Curry-District Conservationist
Phone: 760-347-7658
Juan R. Segoviano-Field office Engineer
Phone: 760-347-7658  x108

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SWEEP Grant

https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/sweep/
81077 Indio Blvd., Ste A
Indio, CA 92201
Yvonne Franco
Phone: 760.347.3675 ext. 101

Meetings and Groups

Agricultural Water Advisory Group (AWAG)

Bi-Annual meetings to discuss any updates that impact the Ag community and receive input from local farmers.

Coachella Valley Water District Rummonds Room
51501 Tyler Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Angela Johnson
Phone: 760-398-2661 x3462

Scheduled meetings-2:00 pm
April 17, 2019
October 16, 2019

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Carl Moyer Program

Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District
43420 Trader Place
Indio, CA 92201
Walter Shin
wshen@aqmd.gov
Phone: (909)396-2487
www.aqmd.gov/moyer
2019 Carl Moyer Brochure- English
2019 Carl Moyer Brochure- Spanish

Scheduled meeting-10am-1pm
April 17, 2019

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Farmers Meetings

Meetings occur in fall and spring, cover various subjects and are eligible for pest control applicator CEUs.

Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control (CVMVCD)
43420 Trader Place
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-342-2467

Scheduled meetings-12:00 pm
April 10, 2019

Our Sponsors provide:  CE credit, lunch, water and meeting room
Coachella Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District
California Department of Food & Agriculture
Coachella Valley Water District
UCCE Riverside County
Riverside County Agricultural Commissioners’ Office

Education

First Detector Training

http://firstdetector.org/

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Irrigation Training and Research Center (ITRC) Cal Poly San Louis Obispo

http://www.itrc.org/
Irrigation Training & Research Center
1 Grand Avenue
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0730
Phone: (805) 756-2434

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Pesticide Applicators Professional Association (PAPA)

https://www.papaseminars.com/
2101 Stone Boulevard, Suite 200
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: 831-442-3536

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Soil and Water Management Training Program in the Coachella Valley

This program is currently under development. Tentative plans to hold trainings every three months beginning June 2019, 3-4 hours in length. Check back for updates. 

Dr. Ali Montazar
Irrigation and Water Management Advisor
UCCE
1050 E. Holton Road
Holtville, CA 92250
Phone: 442-265-7707

Resources

Burrtec- Coachella Valley Compost Facility

87011 Landfill Road
Coachella, CA 92236
Phone: 760-863-4364

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California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

https://cimis.water.ca.gov/

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California Women for Agriculture (CWA)

If you eat food and wear clothes, you are involved in Agriculture! We are the Coachella Valley Chapter of California Women for Agriculture. We are dedicated to promoting Agriculture in the state of California. We award scholarships to local students who are interested in pursuing a career in Agriculture. We also host an annual Farmer Appreciation dinner, conduct local farm tours, sponsor local school gardens, and other educational endeavors.

http://cawomen4ag.com/find-a-chapter/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/CoachellaValleyCWAcoachellavalleycwa@gmail.com

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Coachella Valley Living Soils

Soil Ammendments, Natural Soil & Plant Stimulants, Application


P.O.Box 1130
Thermal, CA 92274
Letty Vasquez
Phone: 760-399-5114
Mobile: 760-831-3007
Letty@CVLivingSoils.com

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Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control

www.cvmvcd.org
43-420 Trader Place
Indio, CA 92201
J. Walkoli Wekesa, PhD, Operations Manager
Phone: 760-342-8287
wwekesa@cvmvcd.org
Oldembour Avalos, Feild Supervisor
Phone: 760-342-8287
oavalos@cvmvcd.org

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Coachella Valley Resource and Conservation District (CVRCD)

https://www.cvrcd.com/
81077 Indio Boulevard, Suite A
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-347-3675 x190

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CVWD Annual Crop Report

https://www.cvwd.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/705

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Growing Coachella Valley

Growing Coachella Valley is a not-for-profit organization that fosters support from key industries, local businesses and residents to secure resources for the future of the Coachella Valley. The organization focuses on issues surrounding the availability of water and other resources that contribute to the standard of living and economic development of our region.

Headquartered in Coachella, California, and founded in 2015, our commitment is to support opportunities and advancement of communities throughout the Coachella Valley.

MISSION

The mission of Growing Coachella Valley is to protect our resources, now and for the future.

http://growingcoachellavalley.org/ 

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ET Information

http://www.cvwd.org/299/ET-information

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Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

http://www.rivcoawm.org/AgriculturalLinks.aspx
3403 Tenth Street, Suite 701
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: 951-955-3000

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Soils Map

http://www.cvwd.org/DocumentCenter/View/1143/South-Valley-Soil-Map-PDF?bidId=

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UC Cooperative Extension

https://ucanr.edu/?facultyid=13
http://ceriverside.ucanr.edu/About_CE_Riverside/contact/?facultyid=802
http://ceimperial.ucanr.edu/