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.


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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