Financial Assistance Available for GAP Certification

Financial Assistance Available for Farmers to Receive Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) is offering a cost-share/reimbursement program designed to assist specialty crop growers with the cost of a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) food safety audit. NYSDAM will reimburse up to $750 for the cost of an audit to verify an establishment's food safety program.

Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis until the funds are depleted or December 31, 2016.