Maricopa Agricultural Center

A 2,100-acre research farm within The College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

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  • UArizona returns in person, requires surgical-grade masks or higher

    Monday, January 10, 2022
    Digital media & downloads UArizona returns in person, requires surgical-grade masks or higher The university has amended its face coverings policy and is urging testing and vaccination as the spring semester begins. Alexis Blue Jan. 10, 2022 University Communications student-mask.jpg Chris Richards/University of Arizona Campus News COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccine Media contact(s) University Communications media_requests@list.arizona.edu 520-626-9422 University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins, in a virtual briefing Mon...Read More
  • UArizona research again ranks among nation's top public universities

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021
    UArizona research again ranks among nation's top public universities The University of Arizona's research and development expenditures ranked in the top 4% of all U.S. universities and topped the astronomy and astrophysics category, according to fiscal year 2020 data from the National Science Foundation. Nick Prevenas Dec. 28, 2021 University Communications FY20 HERD graphic.jpg Graphic created by Research, Innovation & Impact Campus News Grand Challenges Rankings Strategic Plan Media contact(s) Nick Prevenas Director, Media Relations,...Read More
  • UA research farm using automation to innovate industry

    Monday, August 12, 2019
    While some view automation as a way to drive innovation in growing municipalities, in Arizona’s farming fields the technology is also helping researchers break new ground. Arizona 360 saw what role automation has in modern-day farming at the Maricopa Agricultural Center where the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is finding ways to advance what’s known as precision agriculture. The term refers to farmers’ increased use of technology to improve their efficiency. Engineer Pedro Andrade-Sanchez... Link for full article https://tv.azpm.org/p/az360stories/2019/8/12/1563...Read More
  • ABC15 talks with bug expert

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Dr. Shaku Nair talks to ABC15 News about Harvester Ants Read More
  • AG community paves way in food safety standards

    AG community paves way in food safety standards
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    YUMA, Ariz. - In this week's Home Grown we learn about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how our local agriculture community is helping to pave the way in food safety standards for the United States.   “You have a group of people that work very very hard to produce and to be the winter vegetable capital of the world," the Assistant in Extension and Research for the University of Arizona, Natalie Brassill told 13 On Your Side.   Brassill visit Yuma, Arizona on a regular basis to teach growers how to take water tests. She also helps them understand what the generic E. Coli bacteria m...Read More

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