“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.
Julie Murphree from the Arizona Farm Bureau join us with special guest Paul Brierley, Executive Director of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture.
In today's Home Grown report, Yuma's Brierley was just appointed chairman of a University of Arizona agriculture commission.
Yuma County's middle-mile fiber backbone project kicked off this past September and is now well underway.
Climate change is threatening the future of food production in Arizona and around the world. Now, the University of Arizona wants to find solutions with a new commission that Paul Brierley will chair.
University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins is forming the Presidential Advisory Commission on the Future of Agriculture and Food Production in a Drying Climate to address challenges to agricultural production and food and economic security in the state and around the world.
Paul Brierley, Executive Director of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture says plans are in the works to quickly respond when the next shoe ultimately falls.