Facts About Agriculture


Around 12,000 years ago humans started cultivation of crops systematically. 


However, at least 105,000 years ago, humans started gathering wild grains


Nascent farmers began planting wild grains around 11,500 years ago.

First Crops

Wheat, Barley, Lentils, and peas were among the first cultivated crops in the world. 


Emmer and Einkorn wheat were the first cultivated crop in the world. Cultivation started around 9500 BC.


Domestication of pigs, sheep, and cattle started around 10,000 years ago.

Fruit tree

7000 years ago in the Central Jordan Valley, Israel, fruit tree cultivation of Fig and Olive began. 


Rose was the first flower to be cultivated in the world. 

It is agriculture that has made humans flourish across the world.