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Florida’s Milk Makers


Students will explore the Florida dairy industry, including breeds of dairy cattle and the significance the dairy industry has in the state.


Students will:

  1. Describe the importance of dairy in Florida.
  2. Identify and distinguish between the five major breeds of dairy cattle and explain why these breeds were developed.
  3. Present facts about dairy breeds and the Florida dairy industry in an oral presentation.
  4. Use the Internet to obtain information about Florida’s dairy industry.


Activity 1: 40-60 minutes for research, writing and map making; 25-30 minutes for reporting
Activity 2: 40 minutes

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