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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).

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Since the first plants were domesticated, irrigation has played a vital role in the development of agriculture worldwide. Take a whirlwind tour of the history of agriculture and irrigation from ancient times to present day.

Since the first plants were domesticated, irrigation has played a vital role in the development of agriculture worldwide. Take a whirlwind tour of the history of agriculture and irrigation from ancient times to present day.

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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!

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Especially famous is the wall built between 220-206,by the first emperor of China Qin Shi Huang.Little of that remains.The great was has been rebuilt, maintained,and enhanced. The majority of the existing wall was built during the Ming Dynasty,

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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.

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First African American Secretary of Agriculture and Howard University graduate (LA BA 1975) The Honorable Alphonso Michael "Mike" Espy received the D.H.L. in 1993 when he served as Howard University Charter Day Speaker.

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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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