The Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture was established in 1853. In 1918 the name was changed to Massachusetts State Department of Agriculture and in 1919 to Massachusetts Department of Agriculture.Works by these bodies are found under the following headings according to the name used at the time of publication:Massachusetts. State Board of Agriculture.Massachusetts. State Department of Agriculture.Massachusetts. Department of Agriculture.SUBJECT ENTRY: Works about these bodies are entered under the name used during the latest period covered.