Celebrating Dairy in June

Taylor Hillman Cattle, Dairy & Livestock, General

Cows at California DairyThe focus is on dairy for the month of June. California is the nation’s leading dairy state. Sabrina Hill has more on Real California Milk Month.

June is Real California Milk Month

June is National Dairy Month, and following years of tradition here in California, Governor Jerry Brown has declared it Real California Milk Month as well.

The proclamation reads in part: California prides itself on its vibrant agricultural sector, of which the dairy industry forms a key part. Our dairy farms contribute in innumerable ways to the state’s economic prosperity.

California’s dairy farmers’ hard work has made them leaders in the field. Their leadership has resulted in the annual production of over 40 billion pounds of milk, accounting for about twenty-one percent of the nation’s entire supply.

For more, read Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring “Real California Milk Month”. →