Farming theories to be tested in Ariz.

Outlet: The Durango Herald

March 30, 2013

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Nearly 1,400 acres in Cochise County has become an experimental farm, substituting for parts of Africa where deserts, hot temperatures and little rainfall create agricultural challenges. “The only thing Arizona has, which most parts of Africa doesn’t, is frost,” said Howard Buffett, whose foundation has been working in different parts of the world to increase agricultural output.