Ricketts Declares June as Dairy Month
June 5, 2019
OMAHA – On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed June as Dairy Month in Nebraska during a ceremony at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. Dairy Month is celebrated in Nebraska each June to highlight the importance of Nebraska's dairy farmers to agriculture and the state's economy.
"Dairy farmers in Nebraska make significant contributions to our state's economic growth as well as high-quality milk for our families. Thanks to their good work, Nebraska is a top-ten state in both production and revenue per dairy cow," said Governor Ricketts. "Our state's plentiful feed supplies and abundant wa...