Iowa gained a new dairy industry out of World War II- skimmilk drying. Iowa's dried skimmilk output in 1945 was more than 2,000 percent, or 20 times, that of 1939. Other areas also expanded skimmilk drying operations. Total U.S. dried skimmilk production increased 60 percent during the war.
"Skimmilk Drying ... A War Baby?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 1
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol1/iss9/3