The development of dairy digesters that reduce methane emissions from manure and the research and demonstration projects that study manure management practices which reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • This program and the Alternative Manure Management Program collectively received $278.0 million

  • $114.5 million has been implemented

Who can access funds?

Dairy producers, non-profit organizations and research universities.

Program factsheet (English & Español)

Project story

Anticipated Timelines

  • April 3, 2019: Grant applications due

  • May-August 2019: Review process

  • September 2019: Announce and award funding

Technical Assistance

dairy digester research and development, california climate investments. 2019 outcomes, $114.5 million implemented. image depicts a graphic of 2019 outcomes that displays funding distributions, expected benefits and total funding.
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