Iowa Farm Science

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Farm Outlook


The American dairy industry is climbing toward increased output per cow. During the past 30 years United States dairy farmers have boosted average yearly milk production per cow one-third - from 4,167 pounds in 1924 to 5,512 pounds in 1954. The past decade has seen an increase from 4,572 pounds in 1944 to the 5,512 pound level of 1954- a jump of over a fifth.

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