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Sustainability report touts dairy’s efforts

Fri, 10/09/2015

Partnerships aid in promoting our products.

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report

We are doing things right.

The Innovation Center for Dairy recently published the 2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report and details the industry’s efforts.

The 40-page report details progress and current initiatives. Producers and processors work diligently to ensure sustainable practices and to educate consumers about our people, products and plans.

Some key points and messages from that report:

• Since 1944, milk production has quadruped, but the industry uses 90 percent less cropland, consumes 65 percent less water and emits 63 percent fewer greenhouse gases. Read more

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