The History of Farming

By sd537
  • Cradle & Scythe

  • Cotton Gin

  • First Cast Iron Plow

  • Without michinery

    Without michinery
    Oxen and horses for power, crude wooden plows, all sowing by hand, cultivating by hoe, hay and grain cutting with sickle, and threshing with flail. This they had to do all on there lonesom without modern day technology.
  • Food canning established

  • Plows faced with steal saw blades

  • practical threshing machine

  • First grain elivator

  • mixed chemical fertilizers

  • silos

  • Deep well drilling widely used

  • gas tractors

  • all purpose rubber tired tractors

  • Sewer loans granted