The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting grant applications for dairy methane reduction programs. CDFA’s dairy methane reduction programs provide funding assistance for the installation of dairy digesters, as well as the implementation of non-digester-based manure management practices which create a long-term reduction in methane emissions. The goal is to maximize environmental co-benefits on commercial dairy and livestock operations in California.
Applications for the Dairy Digester Research and Development Program and the Alternative Manure Management Program are due by Friday, March 27. CDFA will be hosting three workshops to assist with the application process for the programs. February 18 at the Stanislaus County Ag Commissioner’s Office in Modesto, February 19 at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Petaluma, and February 20 at the UC Merced Center in Fresno.
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