Agriculture contains information on a variety of subjects and issues important to agriculture in Arizona, throughout the U.S. and globally. There is information on field crops, including varieties, fertilizer recommendations, irrigation, pest management and many other cultural practices. Information on animals including beef cattle, dairy cows, horses and aquaculture is covered in this category. Finally, find the latest research information on emerging issues such as sustainable agriculture, urban interface, food safety, transgenics, drought and climate.
Growers in the desert Southwest are turning their attention to olives - an ancient agricultural product with a promising new future. With Americans in pursuit of healthier living, there's a growing demand for high-quality olive oil, said Glenn Wright, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Specialist with the Yuma Agriculture Center: "I think there's a big future here, based on what I know so far."