USA Dairy Work Experience Program
United States of America : Dairy Work Experience Program
Modern and efficient farming practices, backed by rigorous quality assurance, underpin the United States' strength in delivering wholesome, delicious dairy products from farms and plants nationwide to customers' tables around the world.
The United States is the world's largest single-country cow milk producer, with 96.4 million metric tons of milk.
Regardless of location or herd size, U.S. dairy farmers know that healthy, well-tended cows fed a nutritious diet consistently produce wholesome, high-quality milk. U.S. dairy farmers work closely with animal nutritionists and veterinarians to identify the right mix of feed ingredients to meet cows' nutritional requirements
- Whether the farm is large or small, farmers are committed to producing the highest quality product while taking care of the land they farm.
- The majority of U.S. dairy farms are family-owned and operated. Generations of experience closely attune farmers to what their herds need to thrive.
- U.S. dairy farmers work year-round to ensure cow comfort, and well-tended dairy cows respond by producing more milk. In fact, today's annual average of 10,300 kilograms per U.S. cow