Florida Extension

Florida Extension (HM1RN7)

Location: Gainesville, FL 32603 Alachua County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 38.936', W 82° 20.679'

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Since the early 1900s, the University of Florida has been sharing research discoveries and education programs with the people of Florida through its Extension Service. Faculty from the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station organized farmers' institutes to demonstrate the latest techniques in agriculture and home economics to Florida's rural families. The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 created a partnership of federal, state and local governments to support Extension work, and the Florida Agricultural Extension Service was established the following year, with headquarters at UF and Peter Henry Rolfs as its first director. Today, UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension helps Floridians address issues concerning agricultural, natural resources, health and nutrition, youth development, and many other areas.
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HM NumberHM1RN7
Year Placed2015
Placed ByThe UF Alumni Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 369851 N 3280640
Decimal Degrees29.64893333, -82.34465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 38.936', W 82° 20.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 38' 56.16" N, 82° 20' 40.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)352
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Buckman Dr, Gainesville FL 32603, US
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