Organic is big in Yuma County; blight-resistant potatoes in UK

Organic farms operate 1 percent of U.S. cropland, so Yuma County in the southwestern corner of Arizona is exceptional. As much as 12 percent of farmland in the county is in organic production, reports the Yuma Sun, up from an estimated 7 percent in 2012. Kurt Nolte, director the University of Arizona’s Yuma Agricultural Center,… » Read More

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