SWOT: Dairy Today sits down with experts to take a look at the industry's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

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In all, 2014 could prove to be a watershed year as the industry moves into the future. That’s why Dairy Today editors embarked on this national SWOT analysis.

We queried dairy thought leaders throughout the country on what the U.S. dairy industry’s strengths, weak­nesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) are as we move forward.



SWOT: Regional analysis

No Time for Complacency

Washington Limited By Geography

New Mexico’s Glass is Half Full

Minnesota’s Dairies Go High-Tech

Michigan’s Cup Runneth Over

Texas Panhandle Growth Continues

Pennsylvania Ready For More Milk

Idaho is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’

New York Buoyed By Yogurt Surge

Wisconsin Ramps Milk Output