Advancing Water-Smart Dairy

By Dairy Cares California dairy families protect increasingly scarce water resources Feeding byproducts to dairy cows (about 40% of California dairy rations) further reduces the water footprint of dairy feed. (Data from 2020 Journal of Dairy Science study) Water is an...

California Dairy Farmers Help Lead the Way for Clean Energy

By Dairy Cares  California is leading the nation toward a 100 percent clean energy future. Multiple state policies are working to achieve a cleaner, more efficient energy grid and transportation sector. The state’s dairy farmers are also world leaders in energy-smart...

California Dairy Farms Provide Valuable Careers

California dairy farms play a key role in the state’s economy and food system. About 190,000 in-state jobs depend on dairy farming and processing, according to the most recent research from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center. However, the...