California dairy manure digester development

There are currently 16 dairy digesters in operation across the state, which capture methane gas and generate renewable energy. This technology is advancing and has already proven to be an effective means to reduce emissions on California dairy farms, with dozens more projects under construction or in planning. Download the dairy manure digester map

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for project funding from the Dairy Digester Research and Development Program (DDRDP), authorized by the Budget Act of 2016. Prospective applicants must access the “Request for Applications” at

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