Without the Cows, There’s No National Dairy Month 2017

By DARREN TURLEY

Since 1937, June has been either National Milk Month or National Dairy Month, a way to promote the drinking of milk and to observe the contributions by the dairy community. This year, the Texas Association of Dairymen would like to use the opportunity to recognize those who are really responsible for the dairy products we are celebrating – our cows.

Let’s face it, without the cows – without their milk – there wouldn’t be a National Dairy Month. So, on behalf of Texas’ dairy farmers, I’d like to share a little bit about how our dairy community cares for about 487,000 dairy cows that last year produced about 1.25 billion gallons of milk.

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