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The dairy industry in 50 years

January 18, 2019
Chart of shapes with text in them showing where feed centers, shared transition, shared heifers, shared calves, shared dairy beef and shared dry cows would be interspersed among milk cows.

There have been dramatic changes in the dairy industry over the past 50 years. There is no reason to believe changes over the next 50 years will be less dramatic. Recently, 10 experts wrote in the Journal of Dairy Science about what they believe the changes may be in the next 50 years. Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension dairy educator, takes this academic journal article and breaks it down into what it means in Minnesota. 

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