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NY governor announces Dairy Acceleration Program


August 26, 2013, Albany, NY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently made $1 million in funding available to help dairy farmers develop individualized business and environmental plans. Eligibility preference will be given to farms with less than 300 cows.

“The Dairy Acceleration Program is designed to help farmers strategically plan for production growth and take into consideration the environmental planning that is required to do that,” said Caroline Potter, Cornell University CALS dairy coordinator. “Whether or not farms want to grow, this gives farms the opportunity to work with experts in business planning and environmental planning.” READ MORE