Maricopa Agricultural Center

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

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  • Shanghai Rankings: UArizona Has Top Water Resources Program in US

    Monday, July 6, 2020
    Shanghai Rankings: UArizona Has Top Water Resources Program in US The University of Arizona has been ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 2 globally in the area of water resources in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities by academic subjects. Nick Prevenas Monday University Communications splashing-165192_1280.jpg Campus News Science and TechnologyRankings Water Media contact: Nick Prevenas University Communications 520-621-2194​nprevenas@arizona.edu The University of Arizona has been ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 2 globally in the area of water resources in...Read More
  • Statement from UArizona President Robert C. Robbins on DACA Ruling

    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Statement from UArizona President Robert C. Robbins on DACA Ruling University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins issued a statement on today's Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. June 18, 2020 University CommunicationsCampus News A statement from University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins on today's Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: "The University of Arizona holds inclusion as a core value, and we are committed to providing an accessible, high quality education for students from all walks...Read More
  • UArizona Offers Free and Discounted Programs to Meet Needs of New Learners

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    UArizona Offers Free and Discounted Programs to Meet Needs of New Learners Pay-what-you-can programming, massive open online courses and extended corporate partner benefits are allowing thousands of new learners to access UArizona offerings. Andy Ober June 18, 2020 University Communications 1.00-science-and-history-intro-2.jpg Christopher Impey, University Distinguished Professor of astronomy, delivers a video lecture as part of his massive online open course. Campus News Teaching and StudentsArizona Online Astronomy Eller College of Management Media contact: Andy Ober...Read More
  • Precautions in Place as Student-Athletes Return to Campus

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    Precautions in Place as Student-Athletes Return to Campus Daniel Berk Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week. June 17, 2020 Arizona Athletics 200615_voluntary_practice_mike_christy_113.jpg University of Arizona football players return to Arizona Stadium through Gate 8, where they were met with clear health protocols. (Photo: Mike Christy/Arizona Athletics) Campus News Health SportsArizona Athletics COVID-19 Contact: Daniel Berk Arizona Athlet...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

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