Agricultural leaders at the 2011 Southwest Agricultural Summit in Yuma, Ariz., from left: Doug Consaul, Fresh Express; Jeff Johnson, L& R Corporation; Tim Dunn, Dunn Grain Company; Kurt Nolte, University of Arizona; keynote speaker Jeanette Thurston, USDA; Summit co-chair Steve Alameda, Top Flavor Farms; and Mark Ellsworth, Earthbound Farms.
Ag Summit pesticide workshop participants include from left: Matt Turner of The Catalyst Group, Gilbert, Ariz.; speaker Robert Wolf, Wolf Consulting & Research LLC, Mahomet, Ill.; and Humberto Hernandez, University of Arizona, Yuma, Ariz.
Bruce Gwynn, left, Ag Summit co-chair, presents the Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association’s Distinguished Service Award to Gene Sander, retiring dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
The Southwest Ag Summit drew about 800 people, including from left: Julio Torres, Pinnacle Application and Patrick Riley, Green Valley Farm Supply, both of Yuma, Ariz., and Alex Sanchez, Grimmway Farms, Coachella, Calif.
Teressa Lopez, Arizona Leafy Green administrator, Arizona Department of Agriculture, visits with Ramiro Galvez, University of Arizona, Yuma Ag Center, during the Ag Summit tradeshow.
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