November 21, 2021

Primary Source Spotlight: Life on the Farm

Last Updated on June 23, 2021

Mrs. Watkins, FSA borrower, and her helper, milking cows
What was life on the farm like before large agribusiness operations began to dominate U.S. agricultural production? To get a glimpse into the past, take a look at the Today in History section for August 29, then click the links below to access a cornucopia of primary source treasures.

Farming image set

Dairy farm image set

Pig farm image set

Poultry farm image set

Farming oral histories

Farming related books

Farming legislation

The History of the United States Farm Bill story map

Farm related sheet music

Farm related song recordings

Farm related books & articles

Farming, Food Security and Climate Change Webcast

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