Indiana dairy boom

Indiana produces A LOT of milk. Here’s more from Agri News:

* With more than 1,200 dairies, Indiana produced more than 4 billion pounds of milk last year — but about 4 million pounds are exported every day.

* Indiana is home to 21 dairy processing plants and 14 farmstead operations, helping the state rank nationally at No. 14 in milk production and No. 2 in ice cream production.

* On average, Indiana has about 184,000 cows that can produce 61 pounds of milk per day, accounting for nearly 2 percent of total U.S. production.

 

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