Dairy cows make positive net contribution to U.S. food supply

Dairy cows make positive net contribution to U.S. food supply

THE net contributions dairy cows make to the U.S. food system are not necessarily well understood by consumers, Juan Tricarico of the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy explained at the 2015 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Assn. and American Society of Animal Science.

Tricarico noted that while nutrient conversion efficiency is sometimes used to describe these contributions, they are often poorly documented or based on dubious assu

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