The new trade deal known as USMCA (United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement) was officially signed by President Donald Trump Friday. Farmers in Yuma County are calling it a “victory” knowing it will bring thousands of jobs to those in the area.
Many people in the Yuma community take pride in having such a heavy agricultural presence around town. However, the ag industry has so much to it, you might often find yourself always asking questions and wanting to know more. Our Executive Director had a Q&A session with the local news.
A lot of variables go into agricultural success, some guided by the hand of nature, others by the intellect of man. In the latter category is a five-year, $2.5 million research project with the unwieldy moniker of “Qualitative Assessments of Water and Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Co
One of the most key nutrients to keeping a plant healthy is water. But what happens to the health of a plant when water is a scarce commodity?
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.
In this week's Home Grown segment we are honoring Victor Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies. He received an Honorary Doctorate from the College of Agriculture and Life Science at the University of Arizona on Friday.
For more than four years, the Yuma Center for Excellence in Desert Agriculture has been doing something radically practical — responding directly to the needs of the farming industry.