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‘Dairy Delivers,’ IDFA’s Economic Impact Tool, Looks at Illinois

Oct 25, 2017

The dairy products industry in Illinois employs more than 40,000 skilled individuals, generates $1.61 billion in direct wages and has an overall economic impact of $7.98 billion.

The state’s dairy companies rank ninth among the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in contributions to the U.S. gross domestic product in 2017, according to IDFA’s Dairy Delivers.

The tool is designed to help tell the story of the economic power of the dairy products industry.

See what it says about your state.

Dairy Delivers