Maricopa Agricultural Center

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

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  • 2018 Farm Day Announcement

    Saturday, November 17, 2018
    MAC FAMILY FARM DAY When: November 17, 2018, 10am - 2pm Where: 37860 W. Smith-Enke Rd., Maricopa, AZ 85138 Phone: (520) 374-6380Read 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
  • MAC Farm hosts Desert Ag-Ventures in February

    Friday, February 2, 2018
    Maricopa Agricultural Center is set for a busy February. The MAC Farm hosts its annual Desert Ag-Ventures Tours for senior residents and winter visitors on four days. Registration fee of $20 includes a hot lunch. Ag-Ventures are an opportunity to learn how agriculture works in Arizona and how farming in the west may be different than it is elsewhere in the country. The tours typically draw “snowbirds” from the Midwest who already know a thing or two about farming. Extension agent Victor Jimenez, who will demonstrate how to siphon water and also allow participants to give it a try, said there w...Read More
  • Everywhere & Everyone IPM Integrated Pest Management Newsletter – February 2018

    Thursday, February 1, 2018
    Everywhere & Everyone IPM Integrated Pest Management Newsletter – February 2018Read More

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