agriculture land in Yuma, AZ
April 27, 2017

Water is a hot topic in the desert southwest, and agriculture uses a lot of it. Are there ways for agriculture to save water? If so, what should it be used for, and how would agriculture and rural communities be impacted?

Fusarium Wilt
March 12, 2017

Fusarium wilt of lettuce, a disease that has steadily grown in the Yuma area since 2001, is one of the toughest problems in local agriculture.

drone image
March 8, 2017

The use of UAV or drones commercially is not new. They have been used for non-military purposes since the 1980s. However, drone technology is rapidly expanding and a multitude of industries are finding innovative uses for these aircraft every day.

March 5, 2017

What’s up with Indoor Vertical Farming in Yuma?  Robert Colangelo, Green Sense Farms, talks about his innovative way of farming and how it might work in Yuma.

lettuce field in Yuma, AZ
February 26, 2017

Just about everyone in Yuma knows that the county boasts a multi-billion-dollar agriculture industry that feeds the nation during the winter months.

drone image
February 16, 2017

Agriculture is becoming more high-tech every day, leading to great new job opportunities.  YCEDA projects with drones, data and automation are helping lead the way into the future.

February 7, 2017

A reliable, legal labor force is one of the challenges facing agriculture and driving the technical innovation and automation that the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture works on.

Field crops in Yuma, Arizona
December 26, 2016

Paul Brierley comments on rainfall in Yuma & the impact on local farmers in an article by KAWC News.

December 9, 2016

International accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers recently projected a 32-billion-dollar market for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle use in the agriculture industry.