A $3.2 Billion/year agribusiness industry forms the foundation of Yuma County. Yuma’s Agribusiness sector is responsible for supplying the United States with 80% of its winter, leafy vegetables while also being the largest producer of crops in Arizona.

Yuma is home to two of the largest military installations in the country. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is the nation’s premier ground and weapons testing facility. Marine Corps Airstation- Yuma is the country’s foremost Marine Air Base.

Home to Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson Controls, Shaw Carpets, Associated Materials, and International Paper, Yuma, Arizona has become a strategic location for prominent manufacturing operations on the west coast.

Located on the border of four states and two countries, Yuma is a natural transportation hub with over 52 million consumers within a one day truck haul east/west via Interstate 8 or north/south via US Highway 95.

The Quality Jobs through Renewable Industries program is designed to stimulate new investments in manufacturing and of renewable energy companies, including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal and other renewable technologies.

Yuma, Arizona boasts a seamless border region with our partners to the south in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. The communities on both sides of the border share workforce and resources to make for strong industrial and logistics sectors.

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All News Happening In Yuma

  • Teacher, Gowan Science Academy named finalists in STEM awards

    By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun staff writer | Posted: Saturday, November 1, 2014 3:27 pm Cawley Mary Ann P. Cawley, a STEM Teacher and Robotics Coach at Somerton Middle School, was selected as a Most Dedicated STEM Teacher finalist as … read more

  • Marines to hold disaster relief exercise in Yuma

    By James Gilbert @YSJAMESGILBERT | Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:19 pm WTI ready U.S. Marines get their gear ready moments before boarding a UH-1 assault/support helicopter on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, during a Weapons … read more

  • Helios grants add up to over $5 million for YUHSD since 2012

    By Sarah Womer @YSSarahWomer | Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:58 pm Helios Foundation Antonia ‘Toni’ Badone (right), Yuma Union High School District superintendent, addresses the audience gathered in the Gila Ridge High School library in 2012 for the announcement … read more

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