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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Farms getting state help

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first $18 million of awards of the Southern Tier Agricultural Industry Enhancement Program. The program helps farmers and agribusinesses expand and improve their operations, while promoting the responsible use and protection of the State’s natural resources. In this first round, 214 projects were awarded funding in 11 counties throughout the Southern Tier.
The Soil and Water Conservation Districts will oversee the implementation of the following awards (The complete list is HERE)
County
Number of Projects
Award Amount
Allegany County
15
$1,349,014.00