About Us

Who We Are

CDRF is a non-profit public research management corporation governed by seven directors. The representatives of the Board of Directors are drawn from key producer and processor organizations. The Board represents multiple perspectives within the dairy industry. Read More

What We Do

CDRF is deeply embedded in California dairy industry and its communities and uses its independent non-profit public benefit structure to lead and deliver best research and science based programs towards innovative and sustainable California and U.S. dairy industry. Read More

Mission and Vision

Lead and deliver best research and science-based educational programs towards innovative and sustainable California and U.S. dairy industry.  Read More

Funding

CDRF’s funding strategy is focused on ‘applied dairy research’ and ‘science-based educational programs’ to address the industry strategic issues. It aims at acquiring new knowledge and developing appropriate technologies with a specific application in view. For example, new diagnostic tools, boosting milk security and safety, best practices in sustainable dairy industry, nutritional and health benefits of milk and dairy products, etc.  Read More