New Leprino plant in Greeley begs the question: Where will the dairy cows come from?


Dairy experts – ranging from Colorado State University professor Bill Wailes to Weld County dairy farmer Les Hardesty, who serves as a Western Dairy Association director and is a chairman for the U.S. Dairy Export Council and National Dairy Council – understand why dairymen might be hesitant to expand their operations now, coming off the heels of what some label the “Great Dairy Recession” a couple years ago.