Murat Kacira, professor of biosystems engineering, works in the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center. (Photo by Rosemary Brandt/College of Agriculture and LIfe Sciences)
Feb. 11, 2020
The University of Arizona's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center will use a $2.7 million federal grant to study indoor leafy green production to help feed a growing global population.
Yuma County's leafy greens serve as the winter salad bowl for the U.S. Produce safety is one of the components of the UA's new food safety undergraduate degree program curriculum. (Photo: Debbie Reed)
Dec. 4, 2017
The interdisciplinary program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will prepare students to handle safety challenges facing the food industry.
Arizona ranked second in the nation in lettuce production, providing 25 percent of the country's total production. (Photo: Faith Schwartz/UA Cooperative Extension)
Nov. 7, 2017
Arizona agribusiness contributes $23.3 billion in sales to the state's economy and supports more than 138,000 jobs, says UA Cooperative Extension’s Economic Impact Analysis Team.
"Food Evolution" offers "a fresh, provocative perspective on the critical issue of food."
Sept. 1, 2017
Faculty members from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will discuss issues surrounding the use of genetically modified organisms at a Tucson screening.
Maria Andrade
June 29, 2016
The native of Cape Verde Islands studied agronomy and plant genetics at the UA, and her sweet-potato research has impacted the lives of children and farmers in Mozambique.