Dairy Plant Could Open in Cortlandville

By Conor Mooney

November 1, 2012 Updated Nov 1, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT

Cortlandville, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A yogurt plant and agritourism park is one step closer to completion in Cortlandville.

Byrne Dairy announced Wednesday that it has entered into an option agreement with the Cortland County Industrial Development Agency.

The company will have the right to develop the facility on a 127-acre park in Cortlandville if it receives site approval.

The facility will include a dairy education center and plans to develop tourism in the area.

Construction on the plant would begin mid-2013 if the project is approved.