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October 24, 2016

  • Water Video Reaction  |   Video
    • One hundred miles west of Phoenix, a Saudi-Arabian owned farming operation grows hay year-round in the desert. It’s an issue examined by Arizona State University students in a documentary called “Camels Don’t Fly, Deserts Don’t Bloom,” which explores the issue of Saudi-Arabian farming in La Paz County and the reaction of locals and water officials. We’ll hear reaction to that video from Jordon Rose, an attorney representing Fondomonte, the owner of the farm in La Paz County that was the subject of the video. Also, Mark Killian, the director of the Arizona Department of Agriculture, will discuss the importance of agriculture imports and exports to Arizona.

September 29, 2016

  • Water Issues/Saudi-Arabian Farming in Arizona  |   Video
    • One hundred miles west of Phoenix, a Saudi-Arabian owned farming operation grows hay year-round in the desert. It’s an issue examined by Arizona State University students in a documentary called “Camels Don’t Fly, Deserts Don’t Bloom,” which explores the issue of Saudi-Arabian farming near Yuma and the reaction of locals and water officials. We’ll follow that up with a discussion with on the issue.

September 28, 2011

  • State Veterinarian  |   Video
    • Dr. Perry Durham, the new State Veterinarian for Arizona, describes the responsibilities of his office.

September 21, 2011

  • Valley of the Sunflowers  |   Video
    • Kenny Barrett, artist and Project Manager for Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation and Braden Kay of ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability, talk about the benefits of a collaborative effort between the Roosevelt Row CDC and Phoenix Union Bioscience High School to grow sunflowers on a vacant lot in downtown Phoenix.