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Pima

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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

FREE gardening talks by UA Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in February.

Don't have the time or the means to travel to a tropical destination?

Sponsored by Trees for Tucson and Master Gardeners. Hands-on tree care training program and basic of tress from the experts!

Discover trees from the Mediterranean region and learn the key to growing these plants in the Sonoran desert.

The cactus garden has evolved with a greater understanding of and attitude toward landscaping.

During the month of March UA Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are offering FREE gardening talks at your local library.

The 2016 Tucson Festival of Books will take place on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13 on the beautiful University of Arizona campus.

Learn the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest university.

UA strives to select only the best adapted plants from climates unlike our own.

Learn the "secrets" of vegetable gardening success in Tucson.

What makes up the landscape? Learn about the maintenance and production of various plants in the landscape.

What ails your garden? Is it a bug? A disease? The wrong fertilizers? Too much sun or too little? How do you know?

During the month of April UA Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are offering FREE gardening talks at your local library.

Learn how to nurture those seeds to transplant in your garden.

This tour identifies trees with edible products growing in our campus landscape and features native plants in the Sonoran desert.

Save the date for our next plant sale, April 9, 2016. Look for details on specific plants and other goodies like compost and garden art.

Plants have been used for centuries to treat and remedy all sorts of ailments.

Trees around the World features some of these unique trees and describes their native uses and interesting folklore.

See four distinctive and beautiful private gardens on the 17th Annual Home Garden Tour!

This tour identifies trees with edible products growing in our campus landscape and features native plants to the Sonoran desert.

Learn how to make compost the right way in our desert climate.

Learn the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest university.

Learn the success for growing hybrids, heirlooms, determinate and indeterminate tomatoes.

Learn about the maintenance and production of various plants in the landscape.

Learn about some of the medicinal plants on campus and their therapeutic properties for human health!

This tour features the unique trees on campus and their native uses with interesting folklore.

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