University of Arizona Agriculture

University of Arizona

98 people in 22 states have become ill due to an E coli outbreak caused by lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports this strain of E coli has had a higher-than-usual hospitalization rate…

Arizona Edition - Growing onion seeds is a year-long process but it is one of the few local crops harvested in the hot summer months of June and July, and the months between planting and harvest can be treacherous for growers.  Turns out, for the most part onion seeds do very well in Yuma’s summer heat.  Dr.