Innovation Grants

Innovation Grants

California dairy businesses can apply for innovation grants – the next round opens early January 2024 for a total in excess of $4.1 million.  California processors and producers are invited to apply through the Pacific Coast Coalition website:...
CDIC Upcoming Short Courses & Events

CDIC Upcoming Short Courses & Events

  A limited number of scholarships are available to CA students for the Short Courses; please contact vlagrange@cdic.net for more information. Registration is open for the Dairy Products, Processing and Packaging Innovation Conference, being held February 27...
USDA Proposal Award

USDA Proposal Award

August 2022. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded close to $100,000 to Cal Poly, Humboldt to fund the university’s proposal to conduct a feasibility study for a dairy processing plant that will service the North Coast region (Humboldt and Del Norte...
USDA announces $80M investment

USDA announces $80M investment

July 2022. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an additional investment of $80 million in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives programs. In November 2021, DBI awarded $18.4 million to current Initiatives at University of Tennessee, Vermont...