California Department of Food and Agriculture

Dairy Digester Research & Development Program

DDRDP Demonstration Projects

The DDRDP Demonstration Projects will award competitive grant(s) to California dairy operations and digester developers for the implementation of dairy digester projects that demonstrate innovative technologies to achieve long-term methane emission reductions on California dairies and minimize or mitigate adverse environmental impacts.

CDFA received 4 applications for 2019 DDRDP Demonstration Projects requesting $7,015,333. For further details, click here (New)

Program Timeline

Item Timeframe
Invitation to submit Grant Application December 28, 2018
Grant Applications Due April 3, 2019
Review Process May – August 2019*
Announce and Award Funding September 2019*
* Subject to change.