Map of the milk cows in the United States. Each cow icon represents about 100,000 dairy cows. The U.S. had around 9,257, 000 milk cows total and the average milk produced by each cow is around 22, 258 pounds.
A map of milk cows in Iowa. Each cow icon represents about 1,000 dairy cows. Iowa's total cows is 207,000 and the average milk production per cow is 22,444 pounds.
Dairy processors and plants are located across the state. ISU Extension and Outreach has created and interactive map to help current producers and new or beginning producers find local dairy processors. Take a look at the map and explore each location.