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Dairy Farmer Cohorts: A New Approach to Technical Assistance

Across the Northeast, dozens of dairy farmers are improving their production strategies and businesses through Dairy Farm Cohorts,
an innovative approach to technical assistance funded by the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC). To date, there have been five rounds of cohort-based technical assistance contracts. Here’s a look at some of the cohorts:

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Von Trapp Cheese

Announcing 2022 Marketing and Branding Services Grant Awards

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center is pleased to announce 10 recipients of the second round of the Dairy Marketing and Branding Services Grant. Recipients spanned the Northeast region. These funds allowed processors to access professional marketing and branding services to elevate their businesses through marketing tactics, brand improvements, and overall strategy.

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5 New Dairy Farmer Cohort Technical Assistance Contracts Underway

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) is pleased to announce awards for 5 additional farmer cohort projects throughout the Northeast region, joining 3 others already underway. These service providers provide targeted technical assistance to farms interested in transitioning to grass-based production models, enhancing the production of home-grown forages, and/or utilizing alternative farm management strategies not typically found in the United States dairy sector.

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Festival-goers enjoy local products at the Little Falls Cheese Festival

Collaborative Promotion of Cheese Festival & Trail Boost Cheesemakers in Central New York

In 2021, Jones Family Farm was awarded a $15,000 NE-DBIC Multi-Business Dairy Agritourism Grant to bolster these volunteer-run initiatives with a professional marketing campaign.

Using their grant funds, Jones Family Farm hired an advertising firm to develop a robust digital marketing campaign to promote the festival and trail.

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