April 27, 2023 Today, researchers at the center are using human wastewater to track a dangerous fungal outbreak you might have heard of lately: Candida aura.
April 24, 2023

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is concerned about a fungus spreading throughout the United States. It’s called Candida auris, and it can be fatal, especially to people who have underlying health issues. So far there have been no positive cases in Yuma County.

April 12, 2023 Now, the state health department and the University of Arizona's Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture are using it in a pilot program to track Candida auris, an elusive, drug-resistant disease that spreads in health care settings.
April 11, 2023 Wastewater-based epidemiology's potential was brought to bear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it could help public health officials get ahead of the drug-resistant fungus Candida auris.
March 3, 2023

“Farming is just like any other business,” Brierley said. “They’ve got capital invested, they’ve got employees, they’ve got markets for their products.

Doug Ducey
January 5, 2023 Before former Governor Doug Ducey left the office, he made sure to notify Yuma County of a $6 million award to support the construction of a network of wireless broadband towers to support the County’s agricultural industry and rural broadband access.
January 4, 2023

In today's Home Grown report, Yuma's Brierley was just appointed chairman of a University of Arizona agriculture commission.

December 12, 2022

Yuma County's middle-mile fiber backbone project kicked off this past September and is now well underway.