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Sharrer, G. Terry. "Peach of a Treat." Maryland 20 (Summer 1988): 50-53.
Shryock, Richard. "British Versus German Traditions in Colonial Agriculture." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 26 (1939): 39-54.
Smith, Beth. "The All-Important Honey Bee." Maryland 23 (Summer 1991): 28-30.
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.
Stone, Garry Wheeler. "Manorial Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 82 (Spring 1987): 3-36.
Categories: Agriculture
Taylor, A. Vernon. Bonnie Blink Corn Husking Pennies. Baltimore: published by the author, 1984.
Categories: Agriculture
Thomas, Calvin Rutherford. The Impact of Amenity Landownership on Agriculture in Talbot County, Md. Ph.D. diss., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1983.
Thompson, Arthur H. The First Ninety Years: History of the Maryland State Horticultural Society. (N.p.: The Society?, n.d.)
Categories: Agriculture
Thompson, Arthur H. "Tobacco." Maryland 26 (July/August 1994): 44.
Trimble, Logan C. "Middling Planters and the Strategy of Diversification in Baltimore County, Maryland, 1750-1776." Maryland Historical Magazine 85 (Summer 1990): 171-78.
Virta, Alan. "This Spirit for Improvement." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 11 (July-August 1983): 33-35.
Walsh, Jim. "Barrels for a 'Middling Planter' in Colonial Prince George's County." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 25 (August/September 1997): 2-4.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Land, Landlord, and Leaseholder: Estate Management and Tenant Fortunes in Southern Maryland, 1642-1820." Agricultural History 59 (July 1985): 373-396.
Annotation / Notes: Based on the astonishing records of a Jesuit-owned estate in Charles County that lasted for 175 years, Walsh examined 233 tenants, and the effect of their short term vs. long term leases on resource waste or conservation. The story explains how owners used leasing as a means for plantation development and as an alternative to slave labor.
Weimer, Linda G. "Maryland Seafood Farmers." Maryland 24 (Winter 1991): 14-21.
Wiser, Vivian. "Erie Locke: A Forgotten Superintendent of Agriculture." Agricultural History 41 (1967): 405-406.
Annotation / Notes: Erie Locke's only connection to Maryland was his birth in Rising Sun in 1823. Lincoln's Secretary of Interior appointed him superintendent of agriculture in the Patent Office, but only four months later, Locke joined the Union Army. His successor, Isaac Newton, was the first commissioner of the new Department of Agriculture. After the war, Locke and others developed the citrus industry in Pasadena, CA.
Wiser, Vivian. "Improving Maryland's Agriculture, 1840-1860." Maryland Historical Magazine 64 (1969): 105-132.
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.
Wiser, Vivian, and Wayne D. Rasmussen. "Background for Plenty: A National Center for Agricultural Research." Maryland Historical Magazine 61 (1966): 283-304.
Wyckoff, Vetrees J. Tobacco Regulation in Colonial Maryland. Johns Hopkins University Studies. Extra vol., n.s., no. 22 (1936).
Clark, Margaret. "Before Meade Village: The Charles Clark Farm." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (April 1995): 20.
Cunningham, Isabel Shipley. "Larkin Rodolphus Shipley: Northern Anne Arundel County Farmer-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 29 (July 1998): 3-4, 14-15; "Part II-Crisis and Recovery." Anne Arundel County History Notes 30 (October 1998): 5-6, 11-12.
Cunningham, Isabel Shipley. "The Recollections of James W. Shipley: Growing Up on the I. L. Shipley Brothers Farm-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (April 1995): 3, 13-16; Part II, 26 (July 1995): 5, 10-13.
LeoGrande, William M. "'No Gain': Portrait of a Family Farm." Montgomery County Story 42 (May 1999): 77-88.
Pons, Josh. Country Life Diary: Three Years in the Life of a Horse Farm. Second edition, Lexington, KY: The Blood-Horse, Inc., 1999.