November 27, 2023
To help address these issues, researchers in Arizona evaluated water efficiency and salt balances for 14 common crop varieties in the Winter Lettuce capital, coordinated by the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture.
November 1, 2023
“We’re looking ahead, working on an irrigation and salinity project, a desert agriculture soil initiative involving soil health and grower needs, and some monitoring technologies,” says YCEDA Interim Executive Director Stephaie Slinski. “We need to identify things we can bring to the desert.”
September 22, 2023
YCEDA is launching the Yuma Soil Health Initiative to help them unpack which research to prioritize, then conducting the studies. Some will be multi-year, multi-institution projects, says its Interim Executive Director, Stephanie Slinski.