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.
Dairy farmers in Arizona are dealing with challenges brought by tariffs and competition from alternative milk products, such as almond and soy milk, as well as persistent drought across the Southwest.
University of Arizona students has 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.
Our Go to Market Initiative project was featured on "Inside Tucson Business" website!
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.