DAIRY | $12 MILLION GRANT PROGRAM INVESTS IN NORTHEAST DAIRY PROCESSING
Dairy processors across the Northeast can now apply for the Existing Dairy Processor Expansion Grant(link is external) through the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC). With a total of $12 million in funding, this grant will fund specialized equipment to help processors increase the use of regionally sourced milk and expand regional dairy processing capacity.
“We’ve seen how impactful NE-DBIC grants have been for our farmers, and we’re thrilled to see this investment for our processors to further strengthen the dairy supply chain throughout the Northeast,” said Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal.
Dairy processors play a vital role in the health of our regional economy, and increasing regional processing capacity leads to a more resilient dairy sector.
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Published by: Damián Morais
April 6, 2023