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This article discusses developments in crop and stock farming in the ancient
societies of the Middle East and Mediterranean; in China and India; in Roman
and medieval Europe; and in more recent times, after the introduction of power ...
At the same time, farmers began exchanging their scattered plots of land in order
to consolidate individual holdings. These consolidated ... None of these changes,
however, involved any technological advances in farming. Spain. In Spain, the ...
In the 19th century, European colonial expansion and plantation farming spread
to many areas of the world. ... By 1900 much of the western United States had
been settled; great livestock ranches and wheat farms had been established
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