Agriculture

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least 105,000 years ago, nascent farmers began to plant them around 11,500 years ago. Pigs, sheep and cattle were domesticated over 10,000 years ago. Plants were independently cultivated in at least 11 regions of the world. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture in the twentieth century came …

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24 May 2022 English

A list of ministers and other officials which constituted the government of the U.K. during the Second World War. Heads of the Cabinet; Treasury and Exchequer; Ministers for Domestic Affairs; …

1942 8 October 1940 – 23 May 1945 Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Robert Hudson (Con) 14 May 1940 Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries The Lord Moyne (Con) Tom Williams


24 May 2022 English

Content in British Society, 1939-1951 is arranged in collections corresponding to the archives from which they were sourced. You can read more about the archive materials selected for this resource …

Headquarters and Regional Files. ● MAF 59 – Board of Agriculture, Women’s Land Army: Correspondence, papers and particular towns and cities. MAF 59 – Board of Agriculture, Women’s Land Army: Correspondence, papers and and 40 for regular full time employment in agriculture, in order to supplement the ordinary sources The Land Army was a part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, with a Headquarters office working tion=national-archives-gb%3Amaf-59-board-of-agriculture-womens-land-army-correspondence-papers-and-m


24 May 2022 English

British Society, 1939-1951 contains records from collections such as: Records of central government departments and ministries; Records of Local Organizations and Wartime Bodies; Collections of government propaganda. Users can browse, …

Occupations and Manpower Priorities. ● Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries: Administrative records of the Supply Evacuation Industry and Infrastructure Agriculture; Food supply Evacuation Scheme Manufacturing;


24 May 2022 English

British Society 1939-1951 provides access to thousands of documents from the collections of eleven U.K. government departments, each responsible for dealing with and reporting on the domestic situation in Britain …

War Cabinet ● Board of Education ● Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries ● Ministry of Food ● Ministry of


4 May 2022 English

Editorial description of the content of Cold War Eastern Europe

and Consulate Administration ● Industry and Agriculture ● International Relations ● Key Events ● Media


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

* CONFIDENTIAL H comparative neglect of agriculture. The energy crisis and the ^ depletion of Romania's incessant lip-service to the importance of agriculture (Oeausescu has called for a new agrarian revolution) of some shift of resources to that sector. Agriculture seems likely to continue to operate at well


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

debt; discussions on the Yugoslav balance of payments in 1982; measures for the development of agriculture in Yugoslavia; the Yugoslav introduction of a new law on foreign exchange; and the interests of


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

F I D E N T I A L ( J S D I ^ MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD WHITEHALL PLACE, LONDON


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English



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