Infographic: Charting the history of agriculture and climate change. The infographic was created by Farming First, a coalition of farmers associations, engineers and scientists, in partnership with the CGIAR Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security research program (CCAFS) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).
African runner peanuts were once a defining flavor of the South, memorialized in songs, peanut fritters, peanut soup and in Charleston's signature candy, the peanut-and-molasses groundnut cake. But by the 1930s the nuts had all but disappeared.
Oregon Lavendar Farm in Mt Hood, 21 miles southeast of Portland. With over 150,000 square feet of indoor space and 90 acres of land, the farm provides an expansive opportunity to explore sustainable and organic agricultural practices. The Oregon Lavender Farm is situated in a district rich in Oregon history.
Holly, Michigan. Holly’s rich history goes back to the arrival of the first settlers in 1831. Beginning as a lumbering depot founded by Ira C. Alger, Holly has been home to many industries, including being one of the earliest railroad junctions in the State of Michigan, home to numerous manufacturing sectors (including the automobile industry), and agricultural lands.
Agriculture - ranching - woman churning butter :: History Colorado 1890. Didn't have time for anything else, just helping to provide for the family...... God bless her!!! Worked sunrise to sunset!! notice the fab doo dads ('gingerbread' designs) in the corners of screen door! Anything to make it pretty and homey!
The Romans constructed aqueducts to bring a constant flow of water from distant sources into cities and towns, supplying public baths, latrines, fountains and private households. Waste water was removed by the sewage systems and released into nearby bodies of water, keeping the towns clean and free from noxious waste. Some aqueducts also served water for mining, processing, manufacturing, and agriculture.