University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension

  • Cochise County Cooperative Extension’s Land Use Planning and Sustainable Development Program was requested by Cochise County to conduct an analysis for solar energy development potential on the 6200 square miles within their jurisdiction.

    Cooperative Extension’s Land Use Planning and Sustainable Development Program has recently completed analyses for solar energy development potential in every county in Arizona.

  • private citizens

    The Arizona Citizen Planner 101™ (AzCP 101) is a 10-hour online course designed for Planning Commissioners and Elected Officials throughout the state.

  • LocalFresh website is an interactive website that enhances connections between farmers markets, consumers and producers of local food.

  • Cooperative Extension and Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture's (BASA) June 13, 2014 workshop in Benson on today’s use of mesquite pods as an alternative food source for humans and animals attracted over 120 participants.

  • Light Bulb

    The Energy Masters Program provides an overview of energy in Arizona while teaching Pima County and Tucson area residents about efficiency and how to conduct energy audits in their homes and community through a series of 7 classes starting in October 2014.

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Arizona's Changing Rural Landscapes

Arizona Cooperative Extension’s community and economic development programs help residents, landowners and governments understand changes in the state’s rural areas. The goal is to help citizens define and contribute to the future of their communities, and become better informed, more resilient and sustainable.