13 pages found in History:
ARS Timeline: 138 Years of Ag Research
A brief history of agricultural research from 1862 to the present, organized by decade. Highlights of research carried out in the U.S. Department of Agriculture are featured.
Agricultural History Society
This society aims to promote interest in, and the study of, the history of agriculture. Provides information on membership, the journal, meetings and awards.
Agriculture and Horticulture in Ancient Egypt
Article describing agricultural practices of the ancient Egyptians including irrigation, ploughing and planting, harvesting, the crops grown, gardens, vegetables, orchards and vineyards.
A Science Center dealing with topics such as food, nutrition, agriculture, with a historical approach on a worldwide scale. Website has virtual exhibitions on the history of food and agriculture, farmers of the world, and the "Banquet de l'Humanité" (the dining table of the world).
Virtual museum of the agricultural industry, concentrating on tractors and other farm machinery.
British Agricultural History Society
Promotes the study of agricultural history and the history of the rural economy and society. Organization information, upcoming conferences, and links to related websites.
History of Farming
Illustrated overview of the origins and development of agriculture, with bibiliography, notes from early cultures, and pictures of early farm implements and tractors.
History of Farming and Cities
Links to pages which give research on the development of farming and cities by culture.
History of Horticulture
Course outline that was distributed to students in Ohio State University Professor Freeman S. Howlett's course titled "The History and Literature of Horticulture: From Earliest Times to the Present," taught in 1968.
Module Truck Systems Inc.
History and pictures of cotton modules and cotton module trucks. (Lubbock, Texas, USA)
Seeds of Trade
Introduction to the history of cultivation and spread of some common crops.
The Potato Then and Now: History
The history of potato cultivation and its role in society, including the Irish potato famine. Particular focus on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Features published original sources for 19th and early 20th century rural culture, farming methods, and gardening skills.