Yuma County is the nation's third largest vegetable producer! With rich soil, water access and more than 350 days of sunshine a year, Yuma's produce feeds households nationwide. After the notorious summer heat, the temperature drops just enough to create the country's longest growing season. Yuma County is the winter lettuce capital of the world, supplying a whopping 90% of the nation's leafy vegetables between November and March.
All in all, the area produces more than 175 different crops and seeds. Something interesting is always growing in the 230,000 acres of agricultural land. Much of the area is dedicated to lettuce. Up to 50,000 acres each of head lettuce and romaine are cultivated each year. According to 2008-2009 agricultural...
I am a retired teacher, coach and athletic director. While my wife, Judy, and I were teaching she had a photo studio, and I had a dark room where I did black and white and color. Some was for the studio while most of it was just a hobby. When we retired in 2000, we sold our house in Eastern Washington and moved onto our boat, Last Class, and our motorhome. We sold Last Class a few years ago and bought a small house in Yuma, Arizona and this year bought one in Emmett Idaho. Now we spend the summers in Emmett and the winters in Yuma. Over our 50 years of marriage, we have always had an interest in photography and still do.
You may order any unframed photo from this website. Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org the name of the photo...
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