Browsing the "Agriculture" Tag

2,500-year-old rice paddies found in Japan

July 12th, 2016 | by Admin

Archaeologists digging on the island of Honshu have found remnants of 2,500-year-old rice paddies. The findings showed that 5,500 square [&hellip

The birthplace of chili pepper farming

May 6th, 2014 | by Admin

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

Roman irrigation system found in England

April 2nd, 2014 | by Admin

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

Hunter-gatherers may have traded for bacon

September 13th, 2013 | by Admin

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

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