April 12, 2019 University of Arizona students have the opportunity to work with the agriculture industry to identify its needs and develop a product to address those challenges with the Go To Market Initiative.
March 29, 2019

Our Go to Market Initiative project was featured on "Inside Tucson Business" website!

March 18, 2019 We have had the privilege of working with these phenomenal UofA engineer students on integrating a thermal camera on a drone. We will use this in our water management and soil health research.
March 4, 2019 “What they were trying to do is build a mechanism a little fancier than a nylon stocking, which they did with a 3D printer that would dispense pollen at the command of a control system, so it goes from one tree and dispenses the pollen and then onto the next tree so it’s a savings of pollen and of l
March 4, 2019

We teamed up with engineering and business students design time- and money-saving agricultural technology and form a startup to bring the invention to market.

February 27, 2019 “A lot of that is multi-institutional research so we work with the USDA and we work with the FDA and there’s a lot of federal agencies that are part of research efforts,” said Paul Brierley, executive director for Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture.
February 11, 2019 Paul Brierley: Tech Is a Boost for Diverse Operations Paul Brierley, Director of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, cites the challenges of finding field labor as one of the reasons that automation is taking off in leaps and bounds.
January 31, 2019

Brierley says while crops are tested for contaminants now, results may not be available until the product is already on store shelves. Brierley and other researchers are working to change that. They want to eventually develop scanners that could be used on harvesters or in the field.

January 21, 2019 As the winter lettuce production capital of the country, Yuma, AZ is a hotbed of activity in the fall, winter, and early spring.