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New irrigation technology could save water for Arizona farms
TONOPAH – The Central Arizona Project is working with a Tonopah farmer to evaluate technology that converts flood-irrigated fields into a drip system that uses gravity, with no external form of energy.
1 in 5 Arizona suicide victims were veterans, five-year ASU study finds
PHOENIX – A new study by Arizona State University researchers found that 1 in 5 suicide victims in Arizona were veterans. It also found that veterans are more likely to encounter barriers to physical and mental health before taking their lives.
The pandemic blew up home gardening, but will the trend wither on the vine?
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic prompted Americans to take on new hobbies. Gardening was one of the hottest trends of the year.
New Israeli irrigation system could save up to 50% of Arizona’s water
The Colorado River drought has brought bad news to farmers across the Southwest, but a new technology could bring relief to farmers in Arizona.
Pinal County farmer struggles to grow crops with less water
CASA GRANDE – Nancy Caywood should have a full field of alfalfa now, but since the San Carlos Irrigation District shut off her water because of drought, her fields are empty and dry.
New law prohibits vehicles blocking sidewalks, punishable by a $250 fine
PHOENIX – A new law makes blocking sidewalks with vehicles a crime, meant to keep walkways clear for all pedestrians. It was one of 12 laws that took effect Wednesday.