Governor Laura Kelly proclaims the month of June “Kansas Dairy Month”

Thomas County, KANSAS – According to the statement, Gov. Kelly visited the family-owned and -operated McCarty Family Farms in Rexford.

The Governor was joined by the Kansas Department of Agriculture and other agriculture community members.

According to the state officials, Kansas is home to nearly 170,000 milk cows and more than 210 dairy farms.

Last year, the value of milk produced in Kansas totaled more than $696 million.

Governor Laura Kelly said:

“Kansas has one of the fastest-growing dairy industries in the nation. Our dairy farmers feed the world and are essential to the overall success of our state’s economy. Dairy Month honors their hard work and contributions.

This story will be updated as new information become available.