July 23, 2021: Shifting Utilization

In the two and half years I have been working in the Pennsylvania dairy industry, Pennsylvania has lost over 12% of its dairy farms, but the herd size of those remaining has increased by 6% to 89  cows per dairy in 2020. This does not sound like much of a herd size increase, but it shows that these Pennsylvania dairy industry trends mirror the national trend of declining farm numbers but  increased cows per dairy in the remaining dairies. Read More