McLean County Farm Bureau

The world population reached an estimated 8 billion people as of Nov. 15, a new milestone in human development

. The rising population and a growing middle class will contribute to milk demand, which is projected to grow by 21% by 2030. “Who’s slated around the world to produce more milk? It’s us in the U.S.,” said Matt Daley, president of GEA Farm Technologies. “As long as we can expand processing capabilities, we’ll produce more milk, because the world needs it.” READ MORE