September 30, 2019

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?

September 2, 2019

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.

August 26, 2019

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. 

July 5, 2019

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.

May 13, 2019

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.

April 28, 2019

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.

April 25, 2019

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.

April 12, 2019

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.

March 29, 2019

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