The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Maricopa

  • Families Celebrate Dragonfly Day

    Dragonfly Day returns to the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area on March 29th, 2014.

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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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  • Healthy Eating Habits

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  • Double-crop No-till Cultivation

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  • Upcoming vision & hearing screener trainings in Phoenix in November & December.

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  • Mother and young son reading a book.

    Family Resource Centers Impact Story

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  • Volunteers preparing soil and planting.

    Cultivating Gardeners and Urban Farmers Impact Story

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  • Two women; one holding a baby and the other holding a colorful nutrition chart.

    Fresh Produce + Knowledge = Healthy Eating Impact Story

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  • The Commercial Horticulture programs works with the landscape industry

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  • Desert View Landscape Testimonial - Smartscape

    SMARTSCAPE PROGRAM TESTIMONIAL:

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  • Project NICE: Nature Inspired Childhood Education

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  • Play and Learn classes enjoy the outdoors.

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  • 2014 Project NICE Nature Camp for Early Childhood Educators welcomed a few new friends.

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  • Partners Roosevelt Family Resource Center and MLK jr Early Childhood Center and King Head Start are building an outdoor classroom.

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Cooperative Extension plays a unique role by bringing the University of Arizona to both urban and rural Maricopa County. Maricopa County is home to almost four million people, each with unique needs. Extension provides practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses.

Cooperative Extension plays a unique role by bringing the University of Arizona to both urban and rural Maricopa County. Maricopa County is home to almost four million people, each with unique needs. Extension provides practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses. A copy of our 2012 Annual Report can be found here

Our Advisory Board members, appointed by our County Supervisors, help support and direct our programs. The Board advises the County Extension Director and the Extension faculty on community needs to make science useful for people in their everyday lives. A list of our Board can be found here.

We are working on a new directory for County faculty and staff, but you can get a directory by name by clicking here.

 

Maricopa County - Phoenix
4341 E Broadway Rd
85040-8807 Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602-827-8200
Fax: 602-827-8292
SNAP-Ed East Valley - Chandler Community Center
125 E. Commonwealth Ave.
85224 Chandler, AZ
Phone: 602.689.6082 / 602.689.6205
SNAP-Ed West Valley - Glendale Office
8751 N. 51st Ave Suite 106
85302 Glendale, AZ
Phone: 623-777-0691
The Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center
4615 S. 22nd St.
85040 Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602.980.3692

This two-day workshop explores the realities, benefits and challenges of starting a new farming operation in Arizona.

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