WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:
WORLD DAIRY EXPO
Profile America —Tuesday, October 4th. Madison, Wisconsin truly has got milk. Today is the opening of the 50th annual gathering of the World Dairy Expo in the Wisconsin capital. Evolved out of the World Food Expo in 1967, the exposition is expected to draw well over 70,000 attendees from 90 countries. Farmers, producers and visitors will see some of the best dairy cattle, exchange ideas and knowledge, and learn about genetics, profit margins, and even cow comfort. Nearly 875 companies participate in the trade show to promote the latest industry technology. America's dairy product manufacturing employs about 132,000 people in over 1,700 establishments. The annual value of all this milk, cheese, butter and more is over $124 billion. Profile America is in its 20th year as a public service of the U.S. Census Bureau.
Dairy Event/accessed 8/4/2016: https://www.worlddairyexpo.com/
Attendance/accessed 8/4/2016: http://worlddairyexpo.com/pages/News-Release---2016---Celebrate-50-Years-with-World-Dairy-Expo.php
Trade show/accessed 8/4/2016: http://worlddairyexpo.com/pages/Participating-Companies.php
Employment and receipts/ NAICS 3115: http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ASM/2014/31AS101//naics~3115
Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotion of the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics and accounts drawn from cited non-Census sources are employed for illustrative or narrative purposes, and are not attested to by the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on the Internet at http://www.census.gov (look for "Audio" in the "Library" pull-down menu).
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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau