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Dairy Facts 2016

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

Dec 20, 2017

The dairy products industry in North Carolina employs more than 28,000 skilled individuals, generates more than $821 million in direct wages and has an overall economic impact of $2.85 billion.

The state’s dairy companies rank 16th 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.

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