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Industry forms the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Ag | The Grower

Industry forms the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Ag | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agriculture industry leaders have joined together to create the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, designed to tackle on-the-ground industry needs.
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Fresh produce industry vital to Arizona economy, research shows | The Grower

The Nogales, Ariz., fresh produce industry and related businesses account for just over a third of all economic activity in Santa Cruz County — $437.7 million, according to University of Arizona researchers.
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Sustainable strawberry initiative awards $2.6 million in grants | The Grower

Sustainable strawberry initiative awards $2.6 million in grants | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers from several states will share $2.64 million in grants to study how to grow strawberries more sustainably.
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Arizona group has a gut feeling about HLB transmission | The Grower

A University of Arizona research group is drilling down to the molecular level to study the citrus greening bacterium, how it enters the insect vector and how it's transmitted into the host citrus plant.
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Arizona project explores hydroponic strawberry production | The Grower

Arizona project explores hydroponic strawberry production | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The desert climes of Arizona seem like an unlikely place for strawberry production, but a University of Arizona plant sciences professor wants to change that.
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Fungi could decompose waste, yield high-value mushroom crop | The Grower

Fungi could decompose waste, yield high-value mushroom crop | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fungi are the great decomposers of nature. University of Arizona researchers want to harness that attribute and use the fungi to manage wastes while yielding a high-value crop of gourmet mushrooms.
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Arizona group has a gut feeling about HLB transmission | The Grower

Arizona group has a gut feeling about HLB transmission | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A University of Arizona research group is drilling down to the molecular level to study the citrus greening bacterium, how it enters the insect vector and how it's transmitted into the host citrus plant.
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