Agriculture & the International Year of Glass 2022

Agriculture? Glass? What’s the connection? Fig. 1. Stained Glass Panel, Labours of the Months (October – breaking up clods and scattering wheat), 1450-1475, England. From Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire. Source: Commons Wikimedia. Have you ever thought about how farmers and market gardeners care for “baby” plants, for example, by covering them with a glass cloche to… Continue reading Agriculture & the International Year of Glass 2022

AIMA Lecture Series

AIMA recognizes the International Day of World Awareness of Food Loss and Waste The International Association of Agricultural Museums (AIMA) invites you to a one-hour program via ZOOM. Speakers will address museum collections, policies, protocol, and programming aimed at increasing awareness of the numerous costs of food loss and waste. To join the event, please… Continue reading AIMA Lecture Series

AIMA Lecture Series

CELEBRATING WORLD BEE DAY WITH AIMA, International Association of Agricultural Museums You can listen to the 2022 World Bee Day Digital AIMA Lecture HERE: GOOD BEEKEEPING PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE APICULTURE We are more and more aware of the significance of beekeeping for agriculture and in preserving biodiversity. Traditionally, beekeeping was important for bee products, while… Continue reading AIMA Lecture Series

2023 AIMA Invited to India

AIMA members have accepted India as the venue for the next AIMA Congress in 2023 (late November). Listen to Surajit Sarkar’s invitation here. Organizers: Surajit Sarkar, Nerupama Modwel and Vijay Aditya. Host: Announcement to come soon. Inside the Crops Research Center, Pantnagar. Photograph 24 February 2016 and available via WikimediaCommons.

AIMA 2021 Keynote Addresses

le français suit First content from AIMA 2021 Congress goes live Dear AIMA members, we are delighted to share with you the keynote presentations from this year’s International Association of Agricultural Museums Congress, AIMA 2021. These three presentations cover different aspects of the diverse work of our agricultural museums community. We will be sharing further… Continue reading AIMA 2021 Keynote Addresses

Virtual “Draft Animals” and a Virtual “Plowing Match” before they happen! A note from Bob Powell

Before I begin, I will blame this impromptu personal “blog” on our colleagues and friends, Cozette Griffin Kremer and Claus Kropp who suggested, nay twisted my arm, to write something to link two up and coming events.  As 2021 proceeds still under the effects of the Covid-19 virus, two related “virtual” events are occurring.  Firstly,… Continue reading Virtual “Draft Animals” and a Virtual “Plowing Match” before they happen! A note from Bob Powell

AIMA Virtual Symposium 2020

AIMA hosted its first virtual symposium on Nov 14th 2020: “Coping with crisis in Agricultural Museums“. You can view presentations at AIMA’s official YouTube channel! As many of our members and we as an organization adapted and adjusted to the ongoing crisis and its challenges, we shared our experiences with a wider public.

Virtual Symposium Nov 14th 2020

We invite you to join AIMA on Nov 14th 2020 for our first virtual symposium. As many of our members and we as an organization had to adapt and adjust to the ongoing crisis and its challenges, we would like to share our experiences with a wider public. Register now: https://ingeniumcanada.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OaBkqCh9ReytGD5MIqwt_A The conference will feature… Continue reading Virtual Symposium Nov 14th 2020

Groundbreaking Journal Tools & Tillage made Open Access

‘Sharing expertise about our agricultural past is one of the primary aims of the AIMA. Making Tools & Tillage available online represents a significant step towards realising this goal. With the support and generosity of the University Library Heidelberg, decades of fascinating scholarly work have now been made freely available to researchers worldwide. The AIMA… Continue reading Groundbreaking Journal Tools & Tillage made Open Access