Dairy Delivers® for American Higher Education

IDFA continues to demonstrate that the dairy industry has a powerful economic impact – $628 billion in total – on the American economy. Did you know that dairy also indirectly supports unique industries across the nation, like higher education? More than 11,730 jobs in American colleges, junior colleges and professional schools depend on spending by the dairy industry or dairy industry employees. All told, the dairy industry creates more than $752.4 million in wages and nearly $1.470 billion in economic impact for American colleges, junior colleges and technical schools.