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Celebrate Dairy Month with Colorado ingredients

 

Last updated 6/23/2021 at 10am

June is National Dairy Month, honoring one of Colorado's most important agricultural commodities.  What better way to celebrate than with some cheese on a grilled pizza, just in time to enjoy outdoor summer weather.

Colorado is home to 140 dairy farms and 197,000 milk cows. Over 5 billion pounds (600,000 gallons) of milk is produced in Colorado each year. Colorado ranks second in milk output per cow and 13th in milk production nationally.  Weld and Larimer counties are top producing agricultural counties in our state, dairy being a top commodity for each. As a Colorado resident you are lu...



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