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Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Flake Asks Arizona to Speak Up in Support of NAFTA

The senator says the agreement brings millions into the state.

Arizona-Mexico Trade Comes in Education, Too

UA recruits to keep flow of graduate students, while Mexico needs tech help.

Study: Soil Bacteria Can Improve Crop Yields During Droughts

Grain crops like corn and wheat produced up to 40 percent more seeds.

A Gourmet Feast Grown with a Green(house) Thumb

The meal features food grown in controlled environments.

Researchers Give Corn a Tool to Fight Fungus

Genetic modification stops carcinogen growth in corn.

Pull on Your Boots: It's Rodeo Time in Tucson

Traditional parade kicks off four days of ridin', ropin' and bronc bustin'.

Opponents 'More Determined Than Ever' to Keep Monsanto Out of Tucson

GMO Free Arizona efforts come despite the company's decision to drop its request for tax breaks.

Monsanto Pulls Tax Break Request, But Stays in County

Widespread opposition to the agricultural giant's plans for a corn-seed operation near Marana.

Government Takes Nibble out of Cattle Grazing Fees

Some in Arizona welcome the decrease, while others don't foresee a big impact.

Looking for Food-Borne Pathogens in Unusual Places

The Yuma agriculture industry wants to know what carries the pathogens and how far.

Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

Pima County Meetings Air Objections to Monsanto Site

The first of five took place in Oro Valley earlier this week, mostly serving as venue for opposition.

Precision Agriculture Taking Off For Yuma Farmers With Drones

Drones can detect disease, pollinate and project yields, among other tasks.

StoryCorps Invites America to Join in 'The Great Listen 2016'

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The "Feeding Our Future" series concludes with farmers and markets working together to feed Southern Arizonans.

Pima County Unveils Deal with Agribusiness Giant Monsanto

The company has purchased property near Marana, plans high-tech greenhouse.

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