World Milk Day 2024 AIMA Lecture Series

The International Association of Agricultural Museums is pleased to share the recording of WORLD MILK DAY – 1 June 2024 – available HERE. The program conveyed the importance of milk and dairy products for pastoralists across time and place.

Program:

Debra Reid, PhD, Curator of Agriculture and the Environment, The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, USA: an overview of women and dairying in the United States and change over time.

Dominique Frère, Professor of archeology and ancient history at the University of Bretagne Sud (southern Brittany), France: an overview of cheese based in archaeological evidence.

Prof. S Rajeshwaran, BVSc PGDRM PhD (IIMB), Development Management Institute, Patna, India: an overview of traditional dairying in India.

Claus Kropp, Scientific manager of the Lauresham Open Air Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology, Lorsch, Germany: the triple purpose cow, i.e., for milk, power, and (eventually) meat. 

Barbara Corson, Pennsylvania, USA, farmer and VDM: moderator.

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