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10000 BCE: Beginnings of agriculture in the Middle East.
9000 BCE: Wild sheep flocks are managed in the Zagros mountains.
9000 BCE: Cultivation of wild cereals in the Fertile Crescent.
7700 BCE: First domesticated wheats in the Fertile Crescent.
7000 BCE: Domestication of goats.
7000 BCE: Plant cultivation in North America.
6700 BCE: Domestication of sheep.
6500 BCE: Domestication of pigs.
6500 BCE: Cultivation of peas in the Eastern Mediterranean.
6000 BCE: First irrigation.
6000 BCE: Domestication of cattle.
6000 BCE - 2900 BCE: Neolithic Age settlements in Greece, beginning of agriculture. .
5200 BCE: Domestication of chickens in China.
5000 BCE: Irrigation and agriculture begin in earnest in Mesopotamia.
5000 BCE: Cultivation of peas in Europe.
5000 BCE: Organised farming begins in Egypt.
5000 BCE: Villages arise in China around the Yellow river. Terraced farming begins and rice is cultivated.
4500 BCE: Invention of the plow.
4000 BCE: Use of wool for textiles.
3500 BCE: Farming has spread across Europe.
3000 BCE: Domestication of alpacas and llamas in the Andes.
3000 BCE: Potatoes are grown in the Andes.
2700 BCE: Corn is first cultivated in Mesoamerica.
2000 BCE: Domesticated horses introduced in Mesopotamia.
1500 BCE: Pastoral farming spreads across Eurasian steppes.
1345 BCE: The world's first manual on training horses is written by the Mitanni horse trainer Kikkuli (found in Hattusa).