Yuma's 6th Annual Harvest Dinner, held Thursday, February 25, once again brought industry leaders, local harvesters and friends of the agriculture community together to celebrate Yuma's contribution to our nation's dinner tables and raise funds for the Yuma County Ag Producers Scholarship Fund.
Growers in Arizona and around the world are concerned with the spread of a wilting disease present in soil that can damage lettuce.
In response, researchers and lettuce farmers are gathering in Yuma this fall to brainstorm ways to protect one of the region’s important crops.
The UA's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has named Paul Brierley the inaugural director of its recently launched Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture. The center, based in Yuma, is a public-private partnership between the college and the Arizona and California desert agricult