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Can the Dairy Industry Help Reduce Transportation’s GHG Emissions?
November 20, 2018
Source: ACT News
The California dairy industry is the nation’s largest, producing about 18.5 percent of all of the milk and dairy products consumed in the United States, nearly 10 billion pounds more annually than the second biggest milk producing state, Wisconsin. It employs over 180,000 Californians and generates an eye-popping $35 billion in annual economic activity for the state. There are nearly 1.7 million cows producing milk in over 1,300 dairies, the vast majority of which are located in California’s central valley. It is not a stretch to say that the California dairy industry is a pillar of the state’s enormous and critically important agricultural economy.
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