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Alternative Manure Management Program

The application period for AMMP is now closed. CDFA is currently reviewing the applications submitted and will soon announce the awarded projects. For more information click here. 

Please contact UC Cooperative Extension specialist Maria Ridoutt at mridoutt@ucanr.edu for questions or help with practices implementation. 

Para informacion en español haz click aqui.

The Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP) helps dairy and livestock producers decrease their manure-derived methane emissions by transitioning from one manure management system to another. It awards funds up to $750,000. 

Eligible practices
  • Solid separation, in conjunction with one of the following practices:
    • Solar drying
    • Daily spread
    • Solid storage
    • Composting
  • Conversion from flush to scrape, in conjunction with one of the following:
    • Solar drying
    • Daily spread
    • Solid storage
    • Composting
  • Alternative manure treatment and storage, such as:
    • Compost bedded pack barn, or
    • Slatted floor pit storage manure collection
  • Transitioning to a pasture-based system

Successful projects