In 2009, North Carolina was 31st in milk production among U.S. states. Over 892 million pounds of milk were produced in 2008, adding about $191 to the economy The top-producing counties in North Carolina are mostly in the Piedmont and western portionof the state. Iredell, Randolph and Yadkin counties lead the state. In 2009, there were approximately 45,000 milk-producing cows in the state.
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