With the help of the UA-based CyVerse, students in a revolutionary, two-university "ecoinformatics" course dug through unused open-access data to discover how variations in soil composition influence microbial life.
A team of researchers thinks there may be a smarter way to irrigate crops. Over the course of four years and with $10 million from the USDA, it will test the safety and sustainability of alternative sources of water for agriculture.
Students and employees bring their puppies to campus as part of Paws for the Cause, a 4-H club where the dogs are raised from the ages of 8 weeks to 14 months to be guide dogs.
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The Largest Field Scanalyzer in the World
We will need 70% more food by 2050. We have to meet this goal while at the same time increasing our protection of the environment. The Maricopa Agricultural Center is building this future by conducting precision agriculture research on a scale never seen before. As part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, this center is strategically placed to not only grow more with less in the deserts of Arizona, but lead the way forward for all drought- and heat wave-threatened regions around the world.