Abraham Lincoln and Agriculture

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Cornell University.

Analyzes Abraham Lincoln's early exposure to agriculture on a pioneer farm and how his early travels influenced his thoughts on modernizing agriculture through education, the development of new farm technologies, and the utilization of railroads.

USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.

Illustrates how agricultural failures of Abraham Lincoln's father influenced his views on agriculture and the education of farmers.

USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.

Contextualizes Abraham Lincoln's legislation in terms of the problems he experienced as a child on a pioneer farm.

USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.

Presents the text of Abraham Lincoln's only extended public address on agriculture.