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1774 The Enclosure Acts

The Enclosure Acts were designed by the land owning parliamentarians in Britain during the 1770s to take advantage of new technologies and techniques of farming by controlling more land. 26 more words

Industrial Revolution

1750 – 1850 Agricultural Revolution

Through the eighteenth and into the nineteenth century, as new machines and methods for farming were developed, landowners wanted control over larger and larger portions of land. 113 more words


Africa the next home of an agricultural revolution

Sooner than later, Africa will matter more to us than we matter to them

By Sylvain Charlebois, Associate Dean – College of Business and Economics, University of Guelph… 709 more words

AgriDigest Update

“Evolution, consequences and future of plant and animal domestication” by Jared Diamond

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Our ‘decision’ to domesticate

The question “why farm?” strikes most of us modern humans as silly.

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Robert Bakewell's Chair

A somewhat uncommendable provincial chair in The Collection from The Royal Agricultural Society of England (fig. 1), auctioned by Dreweatts at Bloomsbury House, London on the 11th of July, sold for £9,000 ($16,370). 185 more words