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Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Dairymen: Mexico's Answer to Steel Tariffs is Devastating Arizona Dairy Farms

Mexico has placed a 25 percent tariff on U.S. dairy products, after the U.S. did the same to Mexican steel.

Southern Arizona Produce Distributors Await Results of NAFTA Talks

Industry leaders say trade with Mexico is crucial to the region.

Arizona Pecan Farmer Calls For Halt to Trade War

Says the Trump administration needs to stop imposing tariffs and instead start negotiating.

University Group Launches Water Purification Project for Native American Community

A local chapter of Engineers Without Borders is building a filtration system to provide clean irrigation water for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened in Outbreak Blamed on Yuma Lettuce

While it's not likely any tainted lettuce is still in stores, delayed reports of illnesses have continued to come in.

Number of Food Poisoning Cases Linked to Arizona Lettuce Grows to 172

The CDC says the lettuce responsible for the E. coli outbreak should no longer be in stores and restaurants.

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Allowing Industrial Hemp

Growers, harvesters, processors and transporters will be required to get a license.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Rethinking Groundwater Use in Willcox

Some farmers respond as water levels drop in an area sustained economically by agriculture.

CDC Expands Warning in E. Coli Outbreak From Arizona Lettuce

Avoid whole heads of romaine from Yuma.

Bill Aims to Reduce Rate of Suicide Among Farmers

The proposal would create outlets like counseling for agricultural workers under financial and emotional stress.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Can Technology Solve Yuma's Water Woes?

Scientists hope cutting edge tech will allow farmers to zero in on water usage and efficiency.

Dry Conditions Will Likely Cost Cattle Ranchers, Association VP Says

Though forage due to last year's precipitation could help them manage until rains return.

Yuma Residents to Lawmakers: Stop CAP From Stealing Water

Friday's listening session was the second in the state on proposed changes to water law.

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