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.

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.

November 3, 2016 Paul Brierley with the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture says that until industry creates the infrastructure to process the plant, it isn’t likely to become a widespread crop in the Yuma area.
September 13, 2016

he Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) announced it received a grant from the Arizona Iceberg Lettuce Research Council (AILRC) for the collection, production, and dissemination of lettuce disease research results.

September 10, 2016

The industry-funded Arizona Iceberg Lettuce Research Council has awarded a $7,956 grant to the University of Arizona’s Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) for the “collection, production and dissemination of lettuce disease research results.”

September 9, 2016

The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) has been awarded a grant from the Arizona Iceberg Lettuce Research Council (AILRC) for the collection, production, and dissemination of lettuce disease research results.

August 16, 2016

Yuma-A direct flight from Yuma to Monterey, California could be offered at Yuma International Airport if there is enough demand.

August 14, 2016

YCEDA was featured in this article about Fusarium Wilt. Check it out!