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Mobile Dairy Classroom Visits

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On Thursday, November 16th the Mobile Dairy Classroom visited Wilber Clatonia Schools

Trained instructors demonstrated how to milk a cow, and described how milk goes from the farm to the consumer. 

The Mobile Dairy Classroom is a division of the Southwest Dairy Museum, Inc., a non-profit, educational program funded by dairymen across the Southwest and Southeast.

Each Mobile Dairy Classroom Program includes:

  • A 30- to 45-minute oral presentation (Depending on the age of audience) by a trained Instructor
  • Printed educational material for teachers and students
  • A milking demonstration
  • Instructors teach audiences:

  • Characteristics and anatomy of dairy cows
  • The importance of dairy foods for good health
  • The modern milking process
  • Modern environmental and food safety practices.