Current Fallowing Program Solicitation


Last Updated May 11, 2016

Implementation of the 2016-2017 Farm Unit Fallowing Program
IID is implementing a July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 program with a volume of 128,000 acre-feet, equating to approximately 24,000 acres. The 2016-2017 Farm Unit Fallowing Program payment rate remains at $175 per acre-foot with 80 percent of the payment divided among the participating landowners in each farm unit, and 20 percent to the fallowed lands’ farm unit manager.

Questions should be directed to the fallowing hotline at 760-339-9898 or by email.

June 10, 2016

Farm Unit Managers submit signed landowner authorization forms and submits a list of proposed fields to participate in the program and to be fallowed on the farm unit manager offer form.

June 10 - June 22, 2016 Contracts are distributed and executed.

June 22 - July 1, 2016

Farm unit managers provide IID final documentation for payment.

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 IID locks delivery gates and codes Truepoint software to block water orders for fallowed fields through June 30, 2017. Fallowed fields are prohibited from receiving water delivery service during this period.

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IID – Planning & Technical Services
Attention: 2016-2017 FUFP
333. E. Barioni Blvd.
Imperial, CA 92251

(760) 339-9121
Attention: 2016-2017 FUFP

2015-2016 FUFP Mitigation Reporting Mailing Cover Letter 7-30-2015 [PDF]
2015-2016 FUFP Mitigation Reporting Form 7-27-2015 [PDF]
2016-2017 Farm Unit Manager Offer Form 5-11-2016  [PDF]
2016-2017 Landowner Authorization Form 5-11-2016 [PDF]
Guide to FUFP Forms [PDF]
2016-2017 FUFP Target Mailing Cover Letter 5-9-2016 [PDF]
2016-2017 FUFP Owner Information Letter 5-9-2016 [PDF]
Farm Unit Fallowing Program Description 6-23-2014 [PDF]
Farm Unit Fallowing Program - Farm Unit Manager (FUM) Agreement 6-10-2015 [PDF]
Sample Farm Unit Target Report - Explanation of Terms 4-17-2014 [PDF]
PowerPoint Presentation - Stakeholder Meetings - April 2014 [PDF]