California Department of Food and Agriculture

Request for Proposals:
Evaluation of Alternative Manure Management Practices

CDFA AMMP Funded Research Project, June 2017

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting research applications for the Dairy Marketing Branch on the evaluation of alternative manure management practices. Funding for this research effort is authorized by the Food and Agricultural Code Division 21, Part 3, Chapter 2, Section 61805(d).

Eligible research institutions and organizations may apply for funding of up to $400,000 for research on methane and other air quality emissions on dairies that are considering the use of AMMP practices.

CDFA held a webinar on May 10, 2017; 3:00 – 4:30 pm PT to provide information on research requirements.

FAQ Process
Questions on the RFP must be sent to Casey Walsh Cady ( by May 16, 2017 at 8:00 am. Responses will be posted here by May 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm.