Marvin Umphrey “Red” Mounts, Agriculture Educator (1898–1969) A Palm Beach County agricultural extension agent, Mounts educated farmers in modern methods and the latest scientific research. He introduced a grass for cattle grazing that held up on wet soil, investigated fertilizers and pesticides, taught farmers about marketing, and established the first chartered 4-H Club in Florida. Mounts Botanical Garden is named for him. FLOR500, Garden 449
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Marvin Umphrey "Red” Mounts, Agriculture Educator

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Marvin Umphrey "Red” Mounts, Agriculture Educator

(1898–1969)

A Palm Beach County agricultural extension agent, Mounts educated farmers in modern methods and the latest scientific research. He introduced a grass for cattle grazing that held up on wet soil, investigated fertilizers and pesticides, taught farmers about marketing, and established the first chartered 4-H Club in Florida. Mounts Botanical Garden is named for him.





 




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