In today’s Home Grown, we will learn about a study conducted by the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture. A study on Fusarium wilt, a microscopic fungus that can literally lie under a lettuce crop, waiting to strike.
Driving down East 31st street you may see a newer building with a sign reading Yuma County Farm Bureau out front. In today’s Home Grown, we will take our first steps to learn more about Yuma’s agricultural programs.
A group of Eddy co-variance systems is calibrated in a field near Yuma for an ongoing study of water use and soil salinity being coordinated by the Yuma Center for Excellence in Desert Agriculture.