Dairy entrepreneurs may now apply for Land O’Lakes Dairy Accelerator program, which aims to support the growth of dairy food companies and the industry as a whole. The program, which launched in 2017, seeks to provide mentorship for U.S.-based entrepreneurs in the dairy industry. Selected participants will receive a $25,000 stipend to attend and contribute to the three-month accelerator program in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. During the program, selected entrepreneurs will attend seminars focused on finance, brand-building, manufacturing, sales and leadership development. Participants will also be able to present their proposals and new business ideas to Land O’Lakes leadership. To be eligible, the company’s primary ingredient must be a dairy item, such as yogurt, cheese, whey or other milk-based proteins or ingredients. The application deadline is June 29.