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February 9, 2021

Grants Now Available for Low-Dust Nut Harvesters in San Joaquin Valley

Agricultural operators throughout the San Joaquin Valley can now apply for grants to purchase low-dust harvesters. 

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District recently launched the Low-Dust Nut Harvester Replacement Program, an effort to significantly reduce particular matter 10 microns and smaller emissions that result from nut harvesting activities. The program will pay for 50 percent of the cost, or as much as $150,000 per unit toward replacing old harvesting units.

For complete guidelines on the Low-Dust Nut Harvester Replacement Program or to apply, click here.