What farm implements were used in the colonies?

Answer Farming was one of the main occupations in America's 13 colonies. Depending on the region, farming could be for profit or to feed the family. Colonists planted corn, wheat, rice, indigo and tobacco... Read More »

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How to Use Implements on Your Small-Scale Farm?

Modern agriculture has produced an almost overwhelming array of farm implements. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that in 2007, the average farm owned $88,000 worth of machinery. Every ta... Read More »

What year were the Middle Colonies founded?

The Middle Colonies include New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Dutch originally settled the area in the early 1600s, and in 1664 the British took control of the land and began off... Read More »

In which present day states were the New England Colonies?

The New England Colonies covered the land in the furthest northeastern portion of the United States today. States that are currently in that same land area include Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine... Read More »

Who were the first people to farm in the world?

The Mesopotamians were the first people to farm, according to The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. Mesopotamians were also the first people to practice the domestication of animals ... Read More »