November 21, 2018 Romaine lettuce is about 50 percent of the leafy greens grown in Yuma County. Paul Brierley with the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture shares his thoughts on the latest findings along with the Mayor of Yuma shares a statement he just released about the outbreak.
November 18, 2018

With field workers getting harder to find, farmers are turning their attention to automated equipment. The economies of the United States and Mexico are booming, and workers are looking for better opportunities in the fields.

November 15, 2018 As the winter lettuce production capital of the country, Yuma, AZ is a hotbed of activity in the fall, winter, and early spring.
November 7, 2018

Rene and her fellow students endured a 230-mile road trip to Yuma, Arizona as part of the Go To Market Initiative—an experiential learning opportunity between the University of Arizona’s College of Engineering

October 29, 2018

The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture is hosting a series of Ag Tech Talks. In their most recent talk, they field demonstrations from 12 companies from all over the world present on new agriculture technology.

October 2, 2018

Within the fresh produce industry, farmers need to plant every day to harvest every day or it leads to issues down the road, according to Paul Brierley, executive director for the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture.

September 25, 2018 Earlier this year the FDA linked an E.coli outbreak to the lettuce capital of the world, Yuma, AZ. Carmen Valencia from KYMA interviewed YCEDA's Executive Director, Paul Brierley about pathogen prevention.
June 11, 2018

With all the produce grown in Yuma, you may wonder how farmers are able to be smart about water conservation. In this week's Home Grown segment, we take a look at the ways in which farmers can use water wisely in order to keep up with the high demand.