The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Maricopa

  • Ariziona's Agriculture:  Bee's Amazing Adventure

    Bee's Amazing Adventure: A childrens book written by lifelong educators Bonnie Apperson Jacobs and Terri Mainwaring, Arizona Agric

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  • Summer interns presented their projects at South Mountain Community College on Monday, July 28th, 2014.

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

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

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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 2013 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 Cooperative Extension - Main Office
4341 E Broadway Rd
85040-8807 Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602-827-8200
Fax: 602-827-8292
Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program - Education East Valley: Chandler Community Center
125 E. Commonwealth Ave.
85224 Chandler, AZ
Phone: 602.689.6082 / 602.689.6205
Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program - Education 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
Photo Credit:Ursula Schuch

You are invited to join us at the Maricopa Agricultural Center of the University of Arizona in Maricopa to see the long-term Tree Irrigation Study.

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