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Ag Experiment Station

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Ag Experiment Station Marker
Inscription.  Ag Experiment Station was housed here beginning in 1889. Following passage of the Hatch Act, which made ongoing federal funds available for the first time. To support agriculture research at universities. Scientific studies here and at other land-grant colleges helped to make the American Agricultural system the world's most productive. Once at the hub of "Ag Hill," the building is now used for other purposes.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 40° 48.028′ N, 77° 51.824′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker can be reached from Shortlidge Road east of Curtin Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ag Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Calorimeter (within shouting distance of this marker); Pure Food Laws (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artificial Insemination (about 400 feet
Ag Experiment Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Ag Experiment Station Marker
away); Mushroom Science (about 400 feet away); Jordan Soil Plots (about 500 feet away); First Ag Degrees (about 500 feet away); Faculty Cottages (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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