California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced this month that California’s dairy farms will soon be more than halfway to achieving the state’s world-leading target for reducing methane. The update was part of CDFA’s announcement that an additional $102 million has been awarded this year to support the implementation of dairy methane reduction projects. 93 new projects were funded, including 43 methane digesters that capture methane and 50 alternative manure management projects. “I am excited to receive a digester grant,” said Gerben Leyendekker, a Tulare County dairy farmer. “It is great to see digesters being built in California! My family is excited to help keep our valley air clean by creating transportation fuel from our dairy.” More >>