Photo collage - 100th anniversary of the Desert Research and Extension Center, El Centro, Calif.

Photo collage - 100th anniversary of the Desert Research and Extension Center, El Centro, Calif.

The University of California Desert Research and Extension Center in October celebrated its 100th anniversary with a party at its headquarters in El Centro, Calif. The century of work includes a plethora of innovations in agricultural research designed to benefit agriculture in the arid, low-desert environment.

(For complete article, see: Desert agriculture celebrates century of innovation [4])