Crop consumption of your troops can be reduced in a number of different ways, through the use of artifacts such as the Diet Control Artifact, being in a WW village during endgame and through the Horse Drinking Trough.
- Diet Control Artifact
- With this artifact active your troops consume less crop, with a reduction from 25% to 50%.
- World Wonder Villages
- After construction plans appear in the game, units in Wonder of the World villages will consume only 50% crop.
- World Wonder
- Horse Drinking Trough
- This building is unique to the Roman Tribe and decreases both the training time and crop consumption of all cavalry within the village.
- Accelerates the production time of cavalry units by 1% per level.
Equites Legati consume one crop less at level 10.
Equites Imperatoris consume one crop less at level 15.
Equites Caesaris consume one crop less at level 20.