The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Writer on agriculture, born at Whitehall; was trained to mercantile life, which he abandoned in disgust, and took to farming, which he studied at home and abroad and practised on scientific lines, and became Secretary of the Board of Agriculture on its establishment in 1793; he elevated agriculture to the rank of a science and imparted dignity to the pursuit of it (1741-1820).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Young, Arthur'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/young-arthur.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.