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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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

  • Yuma’s Jones Tapped To Serve With Ariz. Power Authority

    Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 10:30 pm | Updated: 3:12 pm, Mon Mar 17, 2014. By Cesar Neyoy Russ Jones, a Yuma businessman and former state lawmaker, has been named by Gov. Jan Brewer to fill a seat on the commission overseeing the … read more

  • Report: YCAT Ridership Has Tripled Since 2011

    Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 10:30 pm | Updated: 3:12 pm, Mon Mar 17, 2014. By Mara Knaub Yuma was listed among the cities with record ridership by the American Public Transportation Association. The number of passengers riding the Yuma County Area Transit … read more

  • Local Students Earn Grand Canyon Diplomas

    Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 10:30 pm | Updated: 2:09 pm, Mon Mar 17, 2014. By Sarah Womer Two high school juniors recently earned the honor of being the first two students within the Yuma Union High School District to achieve a Grand … read more

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