National Geographic : 1927 Nov
Photograph by A.W.Cutler MANY PORTUGUESE FARMING METHODS WERE INHERITED FROM THE ROMANS Though farming is the main business of Portugal, the country is forced to import food. Oxen and women domost ofthefieldwork. The common Portuguese work ox is a tawny, muscular animal with horns often 5 or 6 feet from tip to tip. Thesewomen areplowing inthefields atVianna do Castello, in. northern Portugal.