The House and Senate have passed an extension for the application deadline for the PPP. Originally set to send June 30, this bill will move the end date to August 8.
All USDA Service Centers are open for business, including some that are open to visitors to conduct business in person by appointment only.
Ranching and recreating must work hand in hand for everyone using the lands to get along.
She might not be a generational farmer from Arizona, but she is a generational farmer from Nepal.
This 2-hour panel provides a detailed about of just what happened to Arizona's very complex food system during the early days of the Pandemic.
According to Nielsen data for the three-week period of Feb. 28 to March 21, Americans spent more than $1.4 billion on toilet paper.
We call ourselves "The Nutrition State" in this desert state.
If your farm is eligible for this low-interest disaster assistance loan, you have another chance to apply.
He reminisces on the path of starting the Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers program and some of the biggest changes to him in agriculture over the last 80 years.
To date, under the Friends of the Farm program nearly 250,000 pounds of Arizona-grown produce has been purchased from small farmers in Cochise, Maricopa, and Pima Counties.
Calling all alfalfa growers! USDA has opened a comment period for producers to submit data showing why their commodity should be eligible for CFAP direct payments.
After the Ninth Circuit Court ruling effectively banned the use of three dicamba products, EPA offered clarity to farmers who already had those products on-hand.
Over most of her Farm Bureau involvement, Carmen’s leadership focus was on behalf of women in agriculture.
When you read this article, you’ll note quite a bit has changed in the way we grow and bale hay. The hard work and the dreams stay the same.
We are grateful for our farmers and ranchers across the state growing and raising Arizona's vast variety of agriculture commodities.
The newly passed bill will make it easier for small businesses and other recipients of the PPP funding to qualify for forgiveness of the loans.
$145K in Startup Funds Available; Apply by July 31
Read about the new UArizona's New College of Veterinary Medicine.
Hear from Extension Researcher, Paul Brown, about his perspective on Arizona's climate.
Learn about our legislators' top priorities for the year!
A foodie tells us about high flavor food profiles!
George Ruyle discusses the University of Arizona's Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center.
Hear from one of Arizona's Wine Educators, Michael Pierce!
Howard Buffet tells us about his humanitarian efforts and the importance of agriculture.
Learn about the importance of Forest Health from our own Rep. Thorpe.
Hear from the UArizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Burgess.
The USDA announced it will provide $1 billion in guaranteed loans for rural businesses and agricultural producers who do not qualify for FSA loans.
A session marked with twists and turns is over. Find out how agriculture fared in the 2020 legislature.
the College of Veterinary Medicine received 518 applications and interviewed 244 applicants to fill 110 seats.
Kimberly-Clark wants to source 90% of fiber used in its tissue products from environmentally preferred fiber sources by 2025 and working with farmers in Arizona and across the U.S. will get it closer to that goal.
Nutrient-rich, pork is versatile, affordable and delicious. Arizona raises yummy pork!
And while local ag markets have had ebbs and flows, a resurgence of a broader local Arizona ag market took place in the early 1990s.
Producers can begin signing up for CFAP direct payments on Tuesday, May 26.
New final rules from FMCSA may help alleviate transportation burdens on ag products.
Wine can only get better as farmer entrepreneurs and scientists take a lot of the art and turn it into science.
Hanna sits on numerous boards and supports many community organizations, including Yavapai County Farm Bureau.
All hands were on deck to try to mitigate the lost outlets for milk by concentrating on new or expanded outlets including more milk to school lunch sites and more milk and dairy to the food banks.
The Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) program has a long history of creating future agriculture leaders and building friendships that last a lifetime.
Arizona Farm Bureau members from the beginning, Ramona and Terry Button had a dream and today the dream is realized.
Farm Credit West distributed $4,000 grants to thirty food banks throughout the regions in which they operate.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices in Arizona are currently open to phone and virtual appointments.
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs.
The refundable tax credit is equal to 50% of qualified wages paid to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021.
Non-Essential Retail Agriculture Operations have been hurting like so many small businesses.
"Our health, our security, our liberty and freedom depend on our ability to feed ourselves."
Last week, USDA opened up the solicitation period of the “Farmers to Families Food Box Program.” Here's what we know about the program so far.
Congress has approved an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program. Talk to your bank today if your business could benefit!
This $10 million award is part of more than $200 million in partner-driven natural resource conservation projects funded through RCPP.
Congress is expected to add $310 billion to the popular Paycheck Protection Program Loan fund for small business, but the money will go fast.
Though short on specifics, we now know the outline of the relief package that USDA has crafted with more than $23 billion dollars allocated in the CARES Act.
As with so much else in Arizona water law, however, the ongoing stream adjudications have blurred the distinction between ground and surface water in a significant way, through the concept of subflow.
For every student dreaming of a career in veterinary medicine, the Doctor's insights here should not only inspire consideration but motivate you to jump in firmly with both feet.
The pain is being felt in all agriculture commodities in Arizona and throughout the Country.
Here’s what our Arizona farmers and ranchers are doing to ensure healthy environments for farm workers.
Arthur Pacheco probably represents one of the oldest farm family histories in Arizona.
Zoom and Panopto have viewer statistics and attendance data the online providers can review after the course.
Food production, distribution, and sale are all defined as essential infrastructure operations, and food production, processing, cultivation, and manufacturing are defined as essential business operations.
Arizona Farm Bureau Partners with Governor’s Office to Ensure our Small Retail Farmers Can Support Arizona Food Banks with fresh, Healthy farm products.
Rain or Shine or Virus, Farms and Ranches Supply Our Food Needs.
COVID-19 has significantly affected the entire world and every sector of industry.
This National Emergency Declaration addresses National emergency conditions that create a need for immediate transportation of essential supplies, equipment and persons, and provides necessary relief from the FMCSR for motor carriers and drivers engaged in the transport of essential supplies, equipment and persons.
Currently, the production of food in this country is strong as Arizona farmers and ranchers continue to follow the cycle that mother nature dictates and not the volatility of the financial markets.
Cotton planting is just around the corner in Arizona! And, cotton has been king in Arizona for 2,000 years thanks to the ancient Hohokam.
This small, Yuma produce farm in the Mecca of America’s “Winter Lettuce Bowl of the United States” may seem a bit odd.
The system as an aquaponics closed-loop system using fish waste to fertilize the product. Right now, Merchant's Garden is the only USDA Certified Organic greenhouse system in Pima County.
For several USDA programs, eligibility requires recipients to live in a rural area.
Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, Project CENTRL, is now accepting applications for Class 29.
UArizona’s new study measured water use in terms of dollar of sales per acre-foot of water, as opposed to acre-feet of water per acre, helping us to understand just how valuable our tree-nut crop is to Arizona’s overall economy.
Today, we celebrate Arizona's produce farmers: Organic, conventional, small and large farms, direct market and commodity market. Our fruit and vegetable farmers help contribute to this state's economy!
Consumers want more flavor and also want to know the health benefits of the variety of foods we have access to in America.
FSA Program Deadline
Greenhouse gas emissions by cattle barely register on the Richter scale.
The most popular breakfast is a hot breakfast. A topic we recently covered on Rosie on the House.