Alfred State College will soon by home to New York’s first on-campus organic dairy. The college received a $4.9 million state grant to fund the new farming research facility to focus on organic dairy.

The college also hopes to work with the State University of New York system to develop the state’s first degree program in organic agriculture.

The program at the Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Alfred State College will focus on using practical, sustainable agriculture and other innovative technologies to build profitable farm businesses.

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