Story: Agricultural education

Dairy class, Stratford Technical School

Dairy class, Stratford Technical School

Pupils and teachers from Stratford Technical School’s dairy class pose in their classroom in the 1920s. A Babcock milk tester, on the front table, was used to test the fat content of milk. The blackboards list cows and their test results. A butter churn sits on the floor beside the blackboards.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/1-012240; G
Photograph by James McAllister

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Robert Peden, 'Agricultural education - Primary and secondary education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008