Dairy farming: facts and figures

This infographic was created by Clara Kightley and Sophie McDonnell, undergraduate students from the University of Reading’s Typography and Graphic Communication department.

Infographic on dairy farming stating the following: There are 264 million dairy cows globally. 600 million tonnes of milk are produced annually. Milk contains 16 essential nutrients. The dairy sector contributes to 4% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. 52% of milk related greenhouse gas production is methane. 217kg to 221kg, expected rise in dairy consumption pp by 2030 in developed countries. 55kg to 66kg, expected rise in dairy consumption pp by 2030 in developing countries.


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The Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture

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