August 16, 2022 Arizona is among several states facing a drought. Tuesday, the Bureau of Reclamation declared a Tier 2A shortage of water from the Colorado River. Now, Arizona will be required to take a cut in water deliveries of nearly 600,000 acre feet.
August 8, 2022

Registration is now open for YCEDA’s free 2022 Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus Workshop on Aug. 17 to help area growers prepare for the upcoming Yuma produce season.

August 8, 2022

Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs met with local farmers late Friday afternoon to learn more about how the historic drought is affecting Yuma’s agriculture industry.

July 26, 2022

Paul Brierley says the plan for our area is still under negotiation between local irrigation districts, water attorneys and growers, with less than one month until the August 16th due date and will not impact Yuma’s high priority water right on the Colorado River.

July 7, 2022 Amid the call for drastic water-use reductions in the Southwest, Arizona agriculturists, scientists and water stakeholders will come together to explore future sustainability.
March 8, 2022

The Biden Administration’s infrastructure plan devotes $8 billion dollars to solving the West’s dire water problems. U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema wants to spend some of that money here in Yuma County.

March 3, 2022 YUMA, Ariz. (KECY, KYMA) - The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture has been testing for traces of covid in local sewage water for over a year.
February 13, 2022

To find out how growers and the federal agency can better work together, an AgTechX Food Safety event featured a panel on the regulatory aspect: with Victor Smith, president and CEO of JV Smith Companies...

February 10, 2022

KAWC’s Victor Calderon reports on an event in Yuma last week that will give growers new tools and technology to keep food safe. The AgTech X Food Safety Technology event in Yuma brought food safety experts and researchers together with growers to talk about how advances in science may provide new