Ak-Chin Farms Enterprise
Technology is a key driver of high production and continuous improvement at Ak-Chin Farms Enterprise, Maricopa, AZ. The operation produces crops on 16,000 acres of farmland and employs 84 individuals. Cotton is its principal crop, but barley, potatoes, alfalfa and corn are also grown. Of total tribal income, $9.7 million comes from the 16,000-acre farmlands.
From planting and scouting to irrigation and harvesting, Ak-Chin has improved the operation by incorporating a wide range of technology solutions and equipment. This two-hour facility tour will take you inside the operation and share the benefits reaped from the use of precision agriculture.