Vermont’s Dairy Economy

Dairy brings approximately $3 Million in circulating cash to the state of Vermont every day – cash that is used by consumers like you to drive economic growth across our state.  Profits from Vermont dairy businesses and wages paid to dairy employees spark further economic growth as they are re-invested in local businesses, real estate, and tourism. From ice cream to working lands, from local jobs to tourism, Vermont’s dairy industry – and the hard work of our dairy farmers – is intimately connected to Vermont’s economy. Follow the numbers below to learn just how critical dairy is to our state’s economy.