This article is within the scope of the WikiProject Japan, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Japan-related articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks. Current time in Japan: 02:29, July 1, 2015 (JST, Heisei 27) (Refresh)
This article starts at 1868, which seems a very late start for an article on agriculture in historical Japan. If anyone with authoritative information reads this, can they add a second about pre-"modernised" Japan? What was grown, which livestock was kept, who tended and for whom, etc?