Paul Brierley, Executive Director of the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, welcomes attendees of the Desert Agriculture Research Symposium and introduces the opening session panel. Dr. Shane Burgess, Vice President for Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension and the Charles-Sander Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, leads a discussion with two Ag industry leaders, Vic Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies, and Robby Barkley, President and CEO of Barkley Ag Enterprises, on how academia and the agriculture industry can effectively collaborate. (Session 1 of 9)


Wednesday, November 16, 2022