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Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems

Welcome to the Future of Agriculture

In the face of global climate change, we at the CSU, Chico Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems (CRA) seek to promote regenerative farming practices to reduce greenhouse gasses, restore soil resiliency, increase the sustainability of farms and ranches, and address food and water insecurity.

CRARS was Awarded a Nearly $7 Million Regional Conservation Partnership Program Grant from the USDA

“The Regional Conservation Partnership Program is public-private partnership working at its best,” said Terry Cosby, acting chief for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). “These new projects will harness the power of partnership to help bring about solutions to natural resource concerns across the country while supporting our efforts to combat the climate crisis.”

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Are you interested in learning more about Regenerative Agriculture?

Take this brief survey(opens in new window) and help CRARS develop a flexible climate-smart curriculum for farmers, ranchers, agriculture professionals, gardeners, and hobbyists!