Cove Farmer Hopes Grant Will Help Dairy Farms

Penn State Wins $24 Million to Develop Climate-Change Crops


September 29, 2022

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Dave Rice of Clover Creek Cheese Cellar shows off his cattle at the 2021 Blair County Farm Bureau Legislative Farm/Agribusiness Tour, which was held at his farm.

A 30-year Morrisons Cove farmer said that he hopes a grant given to Penn State will help farmers who are "already doing the right things" to help mitigate climate change.

David Rice, owner of Clover Creek Cheese Cellar, LLC, on Clover Creek Road, said, "Most farmers are already doing the right thing. But I'm afraid that farmers won't get credit for things that we are already doing."

Funding of up to $25 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support a new Penn State-led collaboration with dairy industry associations and producers to develop and implement "climate-smart practi...

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