1962 - 1968
— County Agent and Civic Leader —Fletcher Farrington, after graduating from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), came to Tallapoosa County as a county agent for the Agricultural Extension Service in 1932. Concluding that soil erosion was the local farmers most pressing problem, he launched a cooperative program that loaned small farmers the large tractors needed to introduce the newly developed "Nichols terrace" method of plowing hillside cropland.
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|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 615707 N 3633101|
|Decimal Degrees||32.82985000, -85.76378333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 49.791', W 85° 45.827'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 49' 47.46" N, 85° 45' 49.62" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Eufalla St, Dadeville AL 36853, US|
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