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.