F David Fife's brought his family from Scotland to Canada 1820 he cleared out a farm in newly opened Otonabee Township, Peterborough County.
In 1843 F David Fife received seeds in the mail from his friend who lived in Glasgow.The wheat began to grow into big stalks
F David Fife's wheat was very close to being ripe but then one of his cows got out and was with the newly planted wheat.F David Fifes's wife seen the cow out the window and shot it and she ended up saving his wheat
In 1848 there was a new strain of red fire wheat it was grown my F David Fife and his neighbors in Otoabee Township.In 1849 the red fire wheat was rapidly spreading all over upper Canada.
In 1890's steam powered machinery one of the most famous machines was the Massey Toronto it cut grain.The machines were very expensive.