01

Water

This year, California’s dairy families are reducing their water use by 25 percent. Again, California’s dairy families are rising to the challenge to help California through the driest period our state has ever seen.

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Conservation

Water Conservation
Water Conservation

Crop Rotation

* less land *

to produce a gallon of milk

Land Reduction

02

Land

We’ve reduced our land use by 89 percent. Over the past 50 years, California dairy production has undergone significant advancements, from animal feeding and housing practices to overall animal and crop production efficiency.

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03

Upcycling

California dairy cows are efficient recyclers, making use of food and agriculture byproducts that are either indigestible or undesirable for humans and avoiding the need to landfill or otherwise dispose of these materials.

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· feed to food ·

requiring no additional water

Upcycle

*** Global Leaders

Interactive Workshops

in GHG reductions

Photographic Exhibition

04

Methane

The amount of greenhouse gas emissions per each unit of milk produced has decreased more than 45 percent. California’s dairy families are global leaders in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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California dairy families continue to produce milk more efficiently and sustainably while minimizing our climate footprint in the process.
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