Agriculture in Ancient Egypt

In this modern world, many computer applications are there to reduce the human force, and to reduce the human work. Lot of software is available to reduce the stress of the human, but nobody can produce the wheat without farmers help. Farmer is a resource of the nation, the development of the country is mainly depends on the irrigation facility of the nation. Even though the agricultural sector is not well addressed by the modern people, it is the only way to improve the economy of the nation. Today Egypt is well developed; the main reason for this situation is strong basement in the ancient days in the agricultural sector.

Agriculture in ancient Egypt is very good comparing to the recent agricultural technology, even though there is lot of technology to ease the human work. In ancient Egypt all the farmers should have some land about 30 to 40 cubic meters. Farmers are investing small amount and get the profit in large amount. The main reason for the profit is many irrigation lands are situated near the dams and rivers. Water is the very essential criteria for the agriculture; water is available continuously for the farmer without any interruption. The rivers are very big it is nearly around 2000 hectares; Nile is also one of the major reasons for the development of irrigation facility in the ancient Egypt.

In the rainy season, sometime floods are coming in the irrigation area, which really affects the irrigation. If the flood surrounds the irrigation land then crop gets damaged in such circumstances they use the dams to store the water. If the level of the water increases above the dam then the water should be turned flow in the Nile River. Each farmer have separate land so they setup their own boundary, they use big stones for the boundary separation activity. They can change the boundary lines if they had any problem in the separating the boundary or marking the boundary.

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