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.

Arizona's Best Kept Secret

Yuma County encompasses approximately 5,500 sq. miles in southwest Arizona and is bordered by both California and Mexico. Yuma County has earned a reputation for fair dealing and close partnering with businesses moving into the community.

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All News Happening In Yuma

  • Study: Somerton among cities on the rise in Arizona

    By Joyce Lobeck, Yuma Sun staff writer | Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014 4:20 pm Once the symbol of the nation’s housing crisis, Arizona now is experiencing an impressive spike in residents and overall revival of local economies. Among those … read more

  • NAU-Yuma Associate VP Gould steps down

    By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun staff writer | Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014 4:10 pm Larry Gould Larry Gould recently retired for Northern Arizona University – Yuma after a number of years of service to the local university. He retired … read more

  • Last day ‘bittersweet’ for Yuma Sun Publisher Joni Brooks

    By Darin Fenger, Yuma Sun staff writer | Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 10:30 pm Joni Brooks After spending six years as publisher of the Yuma Sun and its ancillary products, Joni Brooks has taken a publisher position in Oklahoma … read more

International Trade in Yuma

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