The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Pima Field Crops

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Field crops accounts for over 700,000 acres in Central Arizona, valued at nearly 1.5 billion dollars (USDA-NASS 2011). The goal of the University of Arizona CALS Cooperative Extension Field Crops Program in Central Arizona is to provide timely, unbiased, science-based information, in collaborative efforts, to help stakeholders solve problems, increase economic viability and address natural resource use issues. Two Extension Area Agents serve Maricopa, Pinal and Pima Counties, focusing on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Agronomy.