KY Dairy Facts

There are 628 licensed dairy farms in Kentucky as of August 1, 2016.

Kentucky ranks #1 in the Southeastern United States for milk quality.

In 2015, a dairy cow in Kentucky had a total economic impact of about $15,000.

Kentucky ranks 27th in the nation for dairy production.

Every tank load of milk in Kentucky and the United States is tested for antibiotic residue, and non-compliant milk is discarded.