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Major settlements of the valley, which supports sheep, beef, grain, and fruit
farming in the upper reaches and vegetable and dairy farming in the delta,
include Clyde, Cromwell, Alexandra, Balclutha, and Kaitangata. At the limit of
navigation (45 ...
1st century ad, Gades, Spain), Roman soldier and farmer who wrote extensively
on agriculture and kindred subjects in the hope of arousing a love for farming and
a simple life. He became in early life a tribune of the legion stationed in Syria, ...
For full treatment, see macropaedia: Farming and Agricultural Technology; Food
Processing. The earliest historical records note the keeping of cattle, goats, and
sheep for the production of milk, butter, and cheese. From southwest Asia, the ...
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