Everglades Research

Everglades Research (HM25Z4)

Location: Belle Glade, FL 33430 Palm Beach County
Country: United States of America

N 26° 40.052', W 80° 37.931'

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The Everglades Experiment Station was established on this site in 1921 to help families deal with the challenges of living and working in the area. Soil nutrient deficiencies and two major hurricanes in 1926 and 1928 hindered early research. UF faculty in agronomy, horticulture, soil science and animal science soon began to develop the management solutions that made Everglades agriculture possible. That research continues and is focused on designing the best management practices for the area's organic soil in order to improve water quality, reduce pesticide inputs, develop profitable crop varieties, and streamline crop and water management operations. These efforts have helped create an industry in the Everglades that contributes to the quality of life enjoyed by all Florida residents.
HM NumberHM25Z4
Year Placed2008
Placed ByUniversity of Florida
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 536599 N 2949665
Decimal Degrees26.66753333, -80.63218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 40.052', W 80° 37.931'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 40' 3.12" N, 80° 37' 55.86" W
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Area Code(s)561
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3200 E Palm Beach Rd, Belle Glade FL 33430, US
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