Professional Consulting Grants Available to Dairy Farms for Six Key Areas

The Dairy Decisions Consultants Program Pairs Dairy Farms with Experienced Consultants Who Have Expertise in Six Different Areas The Center for Dairy Excellence is now accepting applications for the Dairy Decisions Consultant (DDC) Grant Program for the 2021-22 year. The DDC Program provides dairy farm families with professional consulting resources to help make decisions that…

Grants Available to Help Dairy Farmers Improve Profitability, Make Business Transformations and Create Succession Plans

Three Types of Grants Are Available Through the Center’s On-Farm Resource Program Dairy producers who are looking to improve profitability, create a transition plan, or plan a major business transformation are encouraged to apply for one of three team grant opportunities now available through the Center for Dairy Excellence’s On-Farm Resource Program. The 2021-22 team…

Second Round of Dairy Excellence Grant Funding Now Open for Dairy Producers

The Grants Help Support Improvement Projects Related to Cow Comfort, Efficiency, and Milk Production Per Cow The second round of funding for the Dairy Excellence Grant Program is now open, and dairy producers have until October 15 to submit a grant application. The program is ideal for Pennsylvania dairy producers who want to improve cow…

Center Awards $400,000 in Grants to Enhance Efficiency and Cow Comfort on PA Dairy Farms

The Dairy Excellence Grants Were Awarded to 80 Dairy Producers From 33 PA Counties The Center for Dairy Excellence recently awarded a collective total of $400,000 to 80 Pennsylvania dairy producers through the new Dairy Excellence Grant program. Leveraging funds provided through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the program is designed to support dairy farm improvement…

Missing the View From the Tractor Seat: PA Dairy Farmer Transforms Operation with Business Plan

For Jason Frye of Pleasant Lane Farms in Westmoreland County, a simple business plan helped his family transform their 40-cow dairy operation, enter the value-added space, and begin making cheese. Frye spent years working in the technology space and has experience working for an independent software vendor. When he made the decision to return to…

New Grant Opportunity Available to Help Enhance Cow Comfort and Dairy Farm Efficiency

The New Dairy Excellence Grants Will Help Support Dairy Improvement Projects For dairy producers who are looking to improve cow comfort, milk production per cow, or overall efficiency on their dairy farm, the Center for Dairy Excellence is opening a new Dairy Excellence Grant program. Leveraging funds provided through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, this is…