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Funding Announced to Help NY Dairy Farmers

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $21 million in funding to help create economic opportunities for dairy farmers across New York.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $21 million in funding to help create economic opportunities for dairy farmers across New York.

A press release says the funding will help dairy farmers convert waste to energy and develop individual business and environmental plans to reduce operating costs and increase profitability.

“The State is committed to creating new economic opportunities for our dairy farmers, who have helped make New York the Yogurt Capital of the nation,” Governor Cuomo said.

Gov. Cuomo also plans on hosting a second Yogurt Summit in 2014 to discuss growth opportunities in the yogurt industry in the state.
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