Origins of the Apples

The forests surrounding Almaty (formally Alma-ala) Kazakhstan, is where apple trees originated. Continue reading

Potato Cultivation in Peru and Bolivia

Andean farmers began potato cultivation circa 200 BCE, in and around Peru and Bolivia. Continue reading

Peach Cultivation in China

The Chinese took native wild peach trees and started to cultivation them circa 2000 BCE. Continue reading

Sheep-shearing Machine Patented

It was James Highen of Melbourne, Australia, who patented the first Sheep-shearing machine in 1868. Continue reading

The Cast Iron Plow

After obtained the patent in 1785, the English inventor Robert Ransome, Continue reading

Pear Orchards in China?

The Chinese may have been picking pears since circa 2100 BCE, Continue reading

Oyster farming circa 110 BCE

A Roman Fisherman by the name of Sergius Orata, built sheltered fishponds, that provided posts for larval oysters to attached to and grow. Continue reading

Moldboard Plows by the Chinese

Sometime in the 1st Century, the Chinese invented a plow with a moldboard that was curved to help them aside soil. Continue reading

Peaches in the New World

By the late 1500s, Mexico was growing peaches that were brought by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th Century. Continue reading

Cultivation of Bananas

It is uncertain the origin of banana cultivation. But historical records show Continue reading