start to grow crops along River Nile in Egypt, River Tigris, and
Euphrates in Mesopotamia. The basic grains grown were wheat, rice,
rye, oats, millet, and barley.
developed in the Middle East at around 6500 BC. The first known
farming town was Jericho.
period from 8,000 B.C. to 1850 AD was known as the Age of Agriculture.
first farming town in the world.
of the main staple crops in the world.