The Dairy Acceleration Progam

The Dairy Acceleration Program is an initiative of Governor Cuomo in partnership with the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation designed to enhance profitability of New York dairy farms while maintaining a commitment to environmentally responsible dairy farming.

Funds may be used for preparing the farm records for business planning through benchmarking the current financial status of the dairy, the creation of strategic business plans focused on increasing the viability of the dairy, design of new or remodeled facilities, development or update of Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMP) and the design of eligible best management practices (BMPs) identified in the farm CNMP.  Farms must have lactating dairy cattle and be shipping milk. Heifer boarding operations may apply for CNMP and design of BMP funds.

For program requirements visit website:  http://prodairy.cals.cornell.edu/dairy-acceleration

 

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