Maricopa Agricultural Center

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

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  • UA to Lead Multi-University Study on Sexual Assault Prevention

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019
    A sexual assault training program that started in Canada teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves, and communicate what they do and don't want.Read More
  • Arts, Humanities Take Center Stage in Times Higher Education Ranking

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    The University of Arizona ranked No. 11 among all U.S. public institutions in the Arts & Humanities category in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.Read More
  • At Nearly $335M, Giving to UA Foundation Breaks Record

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    Supporters are bringing the university’s $1 billion endowment goal closer. This year’s gifts included significant investments in students and faculty.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
  • ABC15 talks with bug expert

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Dr. Shaku Nair talks to ABC15 News about Harvester Ants Read More