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Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP)


CDFA’s Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) provides financial assistance for the implementation of non-digester manure management practices in California, which will result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

CDFA received comments from public and stakeholders on draft solicitation documents for Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) and AMMP Demonstration Projects between December 10, 2019 and December 24, 2019. Public comments submitted are available here. (New)

CDFA received public comments on program framework for Dairy Methane Programs between September 17, 2019 and October 16, 2019. CDFA’s responses to public comments are available here.

AMMP Program-Level Data of Executed and Funded Grant Projects, click here(New)

AMMP Project-Level Data of Executed and Funded Grant Projects, click here(New)

2019 AMMP Applicants and Award Recipients click here.

Program Timeline

ItemTimeframe*
Public Comment PeriodSeptember 17, 2019 – October 16, 2019
Draft RGA for public commentsDecember 10 – December 24, 2019
Training for AMMP Technical Assistance ProvidersJanuary, 2020
Release of SolicitationLate January/ Early February, 2020
Grant Application DueMid-March, 2020
Review ProcessTBD
Announce Award FundingTBD

* Subject to change.

What is the alternative manure management program?

CDFA’s Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) provides financial assistance for the implementation of non-digester manure management practices in California, which will result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions. CDFA received $99 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in 2018 and plans to allocate between $19-$33 million for AMMP and $61-$75 million for DDRDP in 2019.

What is an alternative manure management practice?

Alternative manure management practices involve handling manure in ways that don't involve using an anaerobic digester. Currently, eligible practices for funding through AMMP include: pasture-based based management; solid separation or conversion from flush to scrape in conjunction with some form of drying or composting of collected manure.

How is AMMP Funded?

CDFA receives funding from the Climate Investments program for methane emissions reductions from dairy and livestock operations.

What have been the benefits?

The 58 AMMP projects awarded so far are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 716,800 metric tons of CO2e over 5 years.

Who can I contact for more information?

If you have questions about CDFA's alternative manure management and dairy methane reduction programs, please email [email protected]

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