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Know Yuma Inside & Out spotlights agriculture
Yuma County's agriculture, with an estimated value of more than $3 billion, is the area's leading economic sector. Learn more about the industry in its impact locally with the next session of Know Yuma Inside & Out.
The seminar will be from 7 to 8 a.m. Thursday in the Yuma City Council Chambers at Yuma City Hall. The free event includes a continental breakfast.
Guest speaker will be Kurt Nolte, executive director of the Yuma County Cooperative Extension and regional vegetable production specialist. He will present an overview of the area's agriculture industry and a recap of the current produce season. He will also provide preliminary information from a study being conducted by the University of Arizona on the economic impact of agriculture in Yuma County.
The Know Yuma series provides business people with information about the Yuma area. The meetings are hosted by the Yuma Sun in partnership with Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp., Yuma Visitors Bureau, Yuma County Chamber of Commerce and city of Yuma.