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.

Funded Training Opportunity

CRARS and the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts Solicit Applications for The Agricultural Management Systems Learning Collaborative. 

Register(opens in new window) for an informational meeting on Sept. 17, 2021 12:00 PM to learn about this producer/technical assistance provider collaborative learning and training opportunity. The program will provide both training and a stipend for time. Read all about the program. (PDF)

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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