Maricopa Agricultural Center

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

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  • UA Packing a Multibillion-Dollar Economic Punch

    Monday, August 19, 2019
    A study commissioned by the Arizona Board of Regents pegs the University of Arizona’s economic impact at more than $4 billion and says the university supports thousands of Arizona jobs.Read More
  • UA Climbs 139 Spots in Latest 'Money' Rankings

    Friday, August 16, 2019
    An increase in graduation rates, alongside a decrease in the net price of a degree, catapulted the University of Arizona up Money Magazine's Best Colleges for your Money list.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 More
  • University Climate Coalition Announces Policy Platform to Combat Climate Change

    Friday, August 9, 2019
    UA President Robert C. Robbins expressed support for the University Climate Change Coalition's Research for Policy Platform, which equips member universities to research urgent climate change policy issues and provide recommendations for just and equitable outcomes.Read More
  • Faculty Expertise, Campus Life Excel in CWUR, Princeton Review Rankings

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019
    The UA earned recognition for its world-class research from the Center for World University Rankings and for quality of campus life from The Princeton Review.Read More