Pacific Coast Coalition – DBII
The PCCDBII provides targeted resources and funding to dairy farmers and businesses across six Western states. Funded through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service and hosted by California State University, Fresno, the PCCDBII also collaborates with these partners for maximized impact.
Round 1 Grant Winners
Small dairy farms and businesses are receiving much-needed funding from the PCC-DBII. Applications focus on products and methods connected to value-added product development, product line expansion, alternative processing technologies or sustainability enhancement methods that increase profitability.
Vigorous partnerships are key to addressing the significant issues facing the Pacific Coast region’s dairy industry. Our noteworthy network of academic and business partners positions the PCC-DBII initiative to leverage the technical and research capabilities that will power its success. Working together, this coalition can build and prioritize educational pathways paired with learning opportunities that concentrate on technical topics and other areas of critical importance such as supply chain innovation, distribution, packaging, marketing, and branding strategies.
News at the Pacific Coast Coalition Dairy Business Innovation Initiative
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FAQ for Grant Applicants
Updated 1-30-2023 to include: Eligibility; Use of Funds; Focus of Fundable Projects; Application Procedures and Timelines; Funding and Budget Questions; What Happens After the Grant is Funded; Key Contacts. Round 2, Grant Funding Applications must be received by...
Washington State University – 2023 Trainings
35th Advanced Cheese Making March 7-9, 2023 Pullman, WA Since 1986, the WSU Creamery has been presenting the Cheese Making Short Course. This course is designed for experienced cheese makers, supervisory, management, quality control and marketing personnel from...
Dairy Processing Operations Workshop – February 8-9, 2023
Dairy Processing Operations Workshop California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo CA REGISTRATION This workshop will focus on the fundamentals and building blocks of dairy processing. It will go over enzymatic processes, microbial fermentation,...