Agriculture and Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change and extreme event impacts on agriculture will include more frequent and severe droughts, less water stored in the Sierra snowpack, increased pests and invasive species, heat waves and other impacts such a reduced chill hours for fruits. The California Department of Food and Agriculture is working with farmers, ranchers, food processors and others to disseminate information about these risks and implement strategies to protect agriculture and the food supply.

California Climate Adaptation Strategy for Agriculture