Browsing the "Agriculture" Tag

The birthplace of chili pepper farming

May 6th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has revealed that the farming of chili peppers first took place in central-east Mexico between 7,000-9,000 years ago.

Roman irrigation system found in England

April 2nd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction work at Cambridge University has led to the discovery of an early Roman irrigation system which dates back between

Hunter-gatherers may have traded for bacon

September 13th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

New research suggests that hunter-gatherers in Europe may have traded with Neolithic farmers for domesticated pigs. “Humans love novelty, and