Various crops were grown on the upland fields and chosen according to circumstances of the era. Barley, wheat, millet, soybean, adzuki bean, sweet potato, cotton, sesame, etc. were cultivated in the Edo period. The majority of crop production is grain for personal consumption. Besides, commercial crop was cultivated. In the 20th century, taro (Satoimo), burdock and vegetables became cultivated. As a result of the implementation of liberalization of trade, production of wheat was decreased and production of fresh vegetables was increased.
Furikomi-Joren (Scoop Rake) to plow up a wheat field, backward type for lowlands and foreward type for upland type.
Manual Seeder for Wheat
Digging Shovel for Burdock
Digging Stick for Burdock
Knife used for Potato Harvesting
Tea Plucking Scissor
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Nanbatajō Museum, Fujimi City Municipal Museum of History and Folklore