Dedicated Texas dairy producers work 24/7, through tough weather conditions and challenging economic times.
While they and their cows are working hard on the farm, the Texas Association of Dairymen is working on their behalf at the Texas Capitol to make sure they can continue to provide wholesome, safe food for Texans.
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Why ditching NAFTA could hurt America’s farmers more than Mexico’s – including dairy farmers. “Mexico is the No. 1 buyer of U.S. dairy products in the world,” says John Wilson, senior vice president of Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.. About 15 percent of all U.S. milk is processed into products for export. In total, the U.S. exports about $500 million worth of milk powder to Mexico annually. That’s up more than 10 times from 20 years ago. … See MoreSee Less
of Texas dairies:
2,585 gallons of milk are produced per year by a Texas dairy cow
1,077 cows in
81% of raw milk illness outbreaks are in states where it is legal
71% of raw milk illness outbreaks can be traced directly to a dairy farm
Consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk is a health risk