The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Pima

  • This Farm Started a Seed-to-Table Revolution

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    affect local food security and the health of our region? More

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  • Learn More About The Tucson Village Farm

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  • Little girl looking at a carrot she just pulled out of the garden.

    Inspiring Healthy Eating - Obesity Prevention in Kids Impact Story

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  • Students using an iPad to create video.

    Nutrition Videos for Kids, by Kids Promote Healthy Eating Impact Story

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  • Young leaders hope to help make their communities healthier

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  • palo verde photo by: Tom Pedersen

    Beetle is damaging palo verde tree

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  • Tucson Garden Kitchen and SNAP-Ed Video

    Tucson Garden Kitchen and SNAP-Ed

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  • UA News Photo credit

    Project REINU Taps Into UA's Extension Expertise

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  • Garden Kitchen

    Video

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  • Spearmint plant with name tag.

    Garden Kitchen Cooking Up Good Health Impact Story

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Cooperative Extension plays a unique role in both rural and urban Pima County. We provide practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Extension educational programs promote environmental stewardship, family health and well-being, youth development and agriculture.

Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses.

We respond to thousands of residents who come to us for information, and we reach out to meet our county's educational needs. Programs are conducted by The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Cooperative Extension faculty based at 4210 N. Campbell, Tucson AZ 85719 on the Campus Agricultural Center. Faculty members form partnerships with community groups and trained volunteers to bring the university to the people. A satellite office is located in Green Valley.

Cooperative Extension plays a unique role in both rural and urban Pima County. We provide practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Extension educational programs promote environmental stewardship, family health and well-being, youth development and agriculture.

Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses.

We respond to thousands of residents who come to us for information, and we reach out to meet our county's educational needs. Programs are conducted by The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Cooperative Extension faculty based at 4210 N. Campbell, Tucson AZ 85719 on the Campus Agricultural Center. Faculty members form partnerships with community groups and trained volunteers to bring the university to the people. A satellite office is located in Green Valley.

Pima County - Tucson
4210 N Campbell Ave
Tucson AZ 85719-1109
Phone: 520-626-5161
Fax: 520-626-5849
Pima County - Green Valley
530 E Whitehouse Canyon Rd
Green Valley AZ 85622
Phone: 520-648-0808
Fax: 520-648-0809
Vertical playground at High Ropes Course

Climb to new heights on the Ropes Course, plus so much more, for our annual Earth Day celebration

Tour a collection of unusual trees adapted to climates like our own.

This class introduces basic facts and research in early childhood brain development to raise awareness of the significant impact caregivers have on

Get your gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener at various libraries throughout the year.

Tour the University of Arizona’s historic Joseph Wood Krutch Garden.

Learn how to build a habitat that attracts native bees to encourage pollination in your garden.

Enjoy palm trees swaying in the wind while learning to distinguish Arizona’s landscape palms and other desert adapted plants that add tropical impa

Tour a collection of unusual drought tolerant trees collected from around the world and tested on the UA campus.

Photo Credit: Remsberg

Join a Master Gardener for a free guided tour of the Demonstration Gardens.

Desert Horticulture Conference logo

The Desert Horticulture Conference is the premier annual conference for all members of the southwest green industry: landscape architects, designer

Come early for the best selection at the Pima County Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale!

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