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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.
Vegetable Harvest Brings Wave of Guest Workers to Arizona
Migrant farmworkers on the H-2A visa help complete massive harvest starting in November.
Central Arizona Farmers Preparing for Potential Water Shortages
Farmers in the region would be the first to feel the effects of the cuts.
Trump Tariffs' Impact Could Reach Agriculture, Arizona Farmer Says
Agriculture industry braces for impact from President Trump's tariff declaration.
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