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McCauley, Donald. The Limits of Change in the Tobacco South: An Economic and Social Analysis of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1840-1860. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, 1973.
McCauley, Donald. "The Urban Impact on Agricultural Land Use: Farm Patterns in Prince George's County, Maryland 1860-1880." Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland. Edited by Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, 228-47. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Maryland Department of Agriculture. Animal Health Programs in Maryland, 1880-1986. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Department of Agriculture, 1990.
Stevenson, John A. "Plants, Problems, and Personalities: The Genesis of the Bureau of Plant Industry." Agricultural History 28 (1954): 155-162.
Annotation / Notes: Nearly as much a history of plant pathology in the U. S., this piece describes how Beverly T. Galloway conducted research that convinced politicians and farmers alike that germs caused diseases of animals and plants. Galloway succeeded in raising the status of plant research in the U. S. D. A. from a tiny office to the Bureau of Plant Industry in 1901, which became the nucleus for the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.
Wiser, Vivian. "Maryland in the Early Land-Grant College Movement." Agricultural History 36 (1962): 194-199.
Wiser, Vivian. The Movement for Agricultural Improvement in Maryland, 1785-1865. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1963.
Marks, Bayly Ellen. "The Tax Assessor's Portrait of a County." History Trails 30 (Autumn-Winter 1995-1996): 1-5.
Annotation / Notes: A study of Baltimore County structures in eight of the County's twelve hundreds, using information gleaned from the 1798 tax assessment. The assessment provides an inventory of structures with exact measurements. Through this early government document it is possible to deduce how people lived.
Sutton, Stanley B. Beyond the Roadgate: Kent County, 1900-1980. Privately published, 1983.
Annotation / Notes: This history of twentieth century Kent was compiled by a former Agricultural Extension Officer. Naturally enough, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the agricultural and rural heritage of the County. Pivotal 1980 leaders of the county supply commentary on their areas of expertise.
Truitt, Charles J. Historic Salisbury Updated 1662-1982. Salisbury, MD: Historical Books, Inc., 1982.
Annotation / Notes: As the author states, this is an "encyclopedic history", almost every conceivable subject is addressed including health care facilities, agribusiness, sports, the Delmarva separatist movements, the slave trade, fires, and so on. It is especially useful in the documentation it presents of the varied twentieth century society.
Gibb, James G. "Using Calvert County's Agricultural Censuses: 1850-1880." Calvert Historian 5 (Fall 1990): 9-17.
Annotation / Notes: A useful introduction to an underutlized resource. This article would be worthwhile reading for anyone interested in agricultural censuses whether or not their area of study was Calvert County.
Mohrhardt, Foster E. "The Library of the United States Department of Agriculture." The Library Quarterly 27 (April 1957): 61-82.
Fusonie, Alan E. "Sources for Farm Policy Research at the National Agricultural Library." Agricultural History 70 (1996): 449-454.
Hayter, Earl W. "Livestock-fencing Conflicts in Rural America." Agricultural History 37 (1963): 10-20.
Marshall, Alexander. "The Days of Auld Lang Syne." Pennsylvania Folklife 13 (1964): 8-19.
Mathew, W. M. "Planter Entrepreneurship and the Ruffin Reforms in The Old South, 1820-60." Business History [Great Britain] 27 (1985): 207-221.
Maloney, R. Shawn. Cultural Models, Grain-Farm Management, and Agricultural Nutrient Runoff: A Maryland Case Study of the Role of Culture in Nutrient-Management Policy. Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 2009.
Russo, Richard Anthony. Using a Socio-Cultural Framework to Evaluate Farmland Preservation Policy Success in Maryland. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 2009.
Perez, Michelle R. Does the Policy-Making Process Affect Farmer Compliance? A Three-State Case Study of Nutrient Management Regulations. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 2010.
Clark, James, Jr. Jim Clark: Soldier, Farmer, Legislator: a memoir. np: The Author, 1999.
Korie, Alphonsus. The Effectiveness of Regulatory Policy in the Maryland Food Industry. Ph.D. diss., Walden University, 2016.
Russell-Forrester, Nancy H., and Justin P. Hayes. "A Brief Explanation of The MarylandAgricultural Land Preservation Foundation." Maryland Bar Journal, 50 September/October 2017): 58-63.