Arizona researchers are launching a project in Yuma County to understand the community spread of the coronavirus by studying the area’s sewage.
A Yuma pilot project that provides early detection of COVID-19 has gotten the stamp of approval from Gov. Doug Ducey.
The project is a partnership with Yuma County Public Health Services District, the University of Arizona, and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). It builds on the success of wastewater testing at University of Arizona dormitories to identify potential outbreaks, and will help the c
Arizona Governor announces a $500,000 fund to a wastewater testing pilot project to provide early detection of COVID-19 in Yuma County.
The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) is coordinating a project to examine the population structure of the fusarium wilt of lettuce (Fusarium oxysporium f.sp. lactucae) in Arizona.
Paul Brierley of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture says about half the crops, at least the ones for salad plants for food service, were destroyed in March when they were still in the ground.
Paul Brierley, executive director of the Yuma Cen- ter of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, shared some of the issues that the agriculture industry has faced during the health crisis.