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We Can Live Without Celebrities, Not Farmers: Experts in Ag Discuss COVID-19 Impact

3/26/2020

Rain or Shine or Virus, Farms and Ranches Supply Our Food Needs.

COVID-19 Resources

3/25/2020

COVID-19 has significantly affected the entire world and every sector of industry.

Groundwater and Surface Water Regulated Differently: What about Subflow?

3/23/2020

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.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Posts Nationwide Emergency Information

3/20/2020

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.

Arizona Farmers and Ranchers and Your Food Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3/18/2020

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.

Meet Some of our Arizona Cotton Farmers

3/18/2020

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.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Dominguez Family

3/17/2020

This small, Yuma produce farm in the Mecca of America’s “Winter Lettuce Bowl of the United States” may seem a bit odd.

Guess What’s Growing in Arizona On an Old Football Field

3/10/2020

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.

Census 2020: Don't Get Passed Over For Rural Funding

3/5/2020

For several USDA programs, eligibility requires recipients to live in a rural area.

Rural Arizona Leaders Wanted!

3/3/2020

Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, Project CENTRL, is now accepting applications for Class 29.

Members Save Now at Harkin's Theaters

3/2/2020

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New Study Reveals the Big Contribution Tree Nuts Make in Arizona

2/25/2020

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.

Don't Spread Germs, Wash Your Hands

2/24/2020

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The Faces of Arizona Agriculture's Produce Farmers

2/19/2020

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!

Your High Flavor Taste Buds and One Foodie’s Take

2/18/2020

Consumers want more flavor and also want to know the health benefits of the variety of foods we have access to in America.

Excuse Me, I Burped

2/12/2020

Greenhouse gas emissions by cattle barely register on the Richter scale.

MEMBERS SAVE UP TO $5,000 ON CAT PRODUCTS

2/10/2020

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Farming's Recipe for Success

2/5/2020

Can you list agriculture's core ingredients?

What's Your Favorite Arizona Breakfast?

2/4/2020

The most popular breakfast is a hot breakfast. A topic we recently covered on Rosie on the House.

Save on Propane Power with AmeriGas

2/3/2020

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Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Whit and Kelli Lann

1/28/2020

Kelli and Whit Lann are a young couple who live, work and ranch in Apache County.

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1/27/2020

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Arizona Farm Bureau Pleased with Redefined WOTUS

1/24/2020

This long and complicated history of the previous rule left Americans, including farmers, confused and uncertain about where federal jurisdiction ends and where state authorities begin, causing many landowners to hire teams of attorneys to tell them how to use their own land.

Arizona Pistachios: A Healthy Nut!

1/22/2020

Arizona's pistachio nuts are a healthy, versatile and tasty nut!

Arizona Farmer Wins Runner-Up in National Discussion Meet Competition

1/22/2020

The Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting in which active discussion and participation are expected. Participants are evaluated on their ability to exchange ideas and information on a predetermined topic.

Legislative Leaders Tell Us Their 2020 Priorities

1/21/2020

As we annually do, we asked Arizona's legislative leaders from each party to share their vision of the 2020 legislative year. Here’s what they said.

Arizona Agriculture Celebrates the Passage of USMCA

1/16/2020

The USMCA vote comes just one day after the United States signed a new trade agreement with China, which promises to increase agricultural exports overseas by tens of billions of dollars.

Food Waste Isn't Cool

1/15/2020

Food waste occurs in a variety of ways.

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

1/13/2020

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Milking the Word Milk: Video

1/8/2020

We have an honest discussion about the use of the word milk in the beverage industry.

Getting to the Root of the Root Vegetables

1/7/2020

Most root vegetables are available all year, but the peak season is fall through spring, except for beets, which are the best summer through fall.

YF&R Trap Shoot

1/7/2020

Come support the YF&R at their 4th Annual Trap Shoot in Casa Grande, AZ.

Farm to Fork

1/7/2020

COVID-19 and Farm to Fork Our highest priority continues to be the health and well-being of everyone who comes to our Farm to Fork Dinner Fundraiser. As we navigate the evolving impact of coronavirus on our communities, we are postponing our dinner fundraiser until further notice to help limit person-to-person contact. We are very grateful for the support that we have received. At this time, we will automatically process a refund to your credit card if this was your method of payment. Please contact asuyoungfarmersandranchers@gmail.com with your mailing information if you paid with a check or cash. We will be issuing refund checks in the next seven days. The Arizona State University (ASU) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Chapter is hosting our first fundraising activity, Farm to Fork Dinner, on Saturday, April 4, 2020 in Queen Creek, Arizona (see map below for direct location). This event will be $50 per person for your ticket which will include dinner, dancing, and live auction!

Save on Holiday Travel with Wyndham

12/30/2019

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Dreaming of a Green Christmas?

12/23/2019

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Five Interesting Facts about Eggs

12/18/2019

One of the most economical forms of protein, eggs are loaded with vitamins and minerals

Arizona Ag Leaders Raise $5,000 to Comfort Kids in Cotton

12/17/2019

The Arizona Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee came to the rescue of the Ronald McDonald Houses covering in an area that was right up the alley of Arizona farmers and ranchers, certainly those in the cotton industry.

MEMBERS SAVE 20% OFF PUBLISHED RATES AT ALMOST 5,000 CHOICE HOTELS WORLDWIDE!

12/16/2019

Member Benefits: Save at participating Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Rodeway Inn®, and Econo Lodge® hotels.

U.S. China Trade Agreement Big Win: Phase One

12/14/2019

China imports $1 billion directly from Arizona and of that $49 million is Arizona agricultural goods.

The Nature of Arizona Soil

12/11/2019

Like soils all over the world, Arizona soil, especially southern Arizona, has some unique characteristics.

Grass Raised or Grain Finished, All Arizona Beef is Quality Beef

12/10/2019

Beef cattle spend most of their life grazing on grass pastures.

 USDA Signup for Conservation Reserve Program Now Open

12/9/2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) today.

Beating Mother Nature: How to Produce High-Quality Hay

12/9/2019

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Lettuce Talk about Arizona's Leafy Greens

11/20/2019

In the winter, Arizona produces the majority of America's leafy greens. So, if you sit down to a salad this holiday, thank an Arizona leafy greens farmer.

Red Meat on the Food Runway

11/19/2019

The plant-based Impossible Burger is the sexy new fashion line for what was once known as the humble Veggie Burger when I was growing up.

What Arizona Ranchers Can Expect from an Important Policy Center Designed to Support the Industry

11/12/2019

Current major issues faced by agriculture and natural resource industries include labor shortages, water use policies, and food safety.

The Future of Food

11/6/2019

Some fun and interesting trends are shaping up in the food scene, according to a recent study.

Deadline Looms to Obtain Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Policy to Protect Your Ranch

11/5/2019

Your agent should take the time to explain and educate you on how this program works and to make sure it’s right for you.

It Took an Act of Congress to Get Us Thanksgiving

10/31/2019

Congress decided to officially set a fixed-date for the holiday because of an interesting calendar issue one year.

A Destiny Fit for a King

10/29/2019

Old pictures of the ranch and the Altar Valley area reveal a somewhat different landscape than what the most recent generation of Kings are used to.

There's an App for That!

10/28/2019

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Great Tips when you shop for Fresh Produce in the Grocery Store

10/23/2019

We're excited about helping Arizona families be successful when they shop in their local grocery store.

Arizona Young Farmer's and Ranchers Annual Meeting

10/21/2019

Attend the Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers 2019 Annual Meeting!

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Button Family

10/16/2019

Ramona Farms, established in the early 1970s, represents the convergence of modern and traditional farming.

Tips for Shopping a Farmer's Market, Video

10/16/2019

Thinking about heading to your local farmers market more often? Some tips.

Testing Your Ag Business Idea in the Marketplace

10/15/2019

Do you know the four questions you need to ask to determine if your Business idea is marketable?

Online Registration Open for AFBF's 2020 Annual Convention

10/14/2019

Get ready for American Farm Bureau Convention. Register Today!

Viticulture Program Helping Ensure Arizona Keeps Making More Wine

10/9/2019

With the affordability of in-state tuition at Yavapai College and the available learning resources, the Southwest Wine Center easily ranks as a top choice for students wanting an education in grape growing and winemaking.

The Science-based Benefits of Grazing on Public Lands

10/8/2019

Arizona's grazing rates are low because that's what the market will sustain.

Save This Fall at Knott's Berry Farm

10/7/2019

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A Conversation About Wild Horses: Jacquelyn Hughes

10/3/2019

After meeting her, Hughes and I had a fascinating discussion of the relationship between the public and wild horses. And, of course, I asked her to share her insights with us.

Let’s Talk Pumpkins in Arizona Agriculture

10/2/2019

In Arizona, we’re celebrating pumpkins on so many of our family farms. The 2017 Census of Agriculture, the USDA’s most recent, shows 241 acres grew pumpkins in our state from 114 farms.

Boot Barn Savings

9/30/2019

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A Follow-Up Conversation with a Humanitarian: Howard Buffett

9/24/2019

Knowing the interesting things Howard Buffett was doing with research on the Willcox farm, I reached out to him these six years later.

SAVE UP TO 30% OFF AVIS RENTALS

9/23/2019

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The Faces of our Arizona Ranchers: Video

9/18/2019

Arizona Farm Bureau celebrates the faces of Arizona's ranch families.

WOTUS: The Old Rule Finally Finished

9/13/2019

Arizona Farm Bureau fully supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to repeal the irrational and unclear 2015 Waters of the US Rule.

The Truth About Corporate Farms

9/10/2019

It takes a lot of produce, chickens, and cows, and pigs to feed you and me. So, we've built bigger barns.

The Drive Toward Electric Autonomous Vehicles

9/10/2019

The average car today is only used 4% of the time, meaning that most vehicles sit dormant the equivalent of 350 days per year.

Spring / Summer CHOICES 2019

9/5/2019

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Keep Your Dog Cool in Summer

9/3/2019

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Arizona Cotton Matters

8/28/2019

Arizona’s grown cotton for hundreds of years, thanks to the ancient Hohokam.

Why USMCA is So Important to Agriculture

8/23/2019

Mexico is by far Arizona’s best trade partner, followed closely by Canada and China is a solid third.

An Arizona Apple A Day is Possible Thanks to Our Farmers

8/22/2019

Arizona apples have some unique qualities that make Arizona apple growers proud.

Arizona Agriculture Works! The Video

8/21/2019

The diversity of Arizona agriculture is amazing. And, it all works!

Keeping Our Eyes on the Future; Our Hearts in the Fight

8/20/2019

Lessons Learned from a Farm Boy Who Had Two Years and 24 Hours to Accomplish the “Impossible.”

Tips for Great Grilling

8/19/2019

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Arizona’s High Cotton Status Might Be the Worst Possible Outcome During Current Trade Wars

8/15/2019

To make matters worse, right now cotton demand is weak while exports are uncertain.

Playing Catch Up on Arizona Water Management Plans

8/14/2019

Long story short: there’s a lot of work to be done, and not much time to do it.

Ag Innovation Challenge Ready to Award $145K in Startup Funds to Entrepreneurs

8/13/2019

To apply for the 2020 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, competitors can apply online.

Arizona Farm Bureau President Applauds Trump Administration Updates to the Endangered Species Act

8/12/2019

The finalization of these rules is a very positive sign of progress towards a more sensible implementation of the Endangered Species Act.

Advocacy in Concentrated Form

8/8/2019

The reality is that advocacy is just as crucial to the future of agriculture as any of the other tasks we do on a daily basis.

Yum, Pork! Video

8/7/2019

Arizona pork is a healthy meat protein to add to your balanced diet. Remember to eat fruits, vegetables, meat proteins,

Arizona Bean Farmers Suggest You Eat More Beans!

8/7/2019

The USDA recommends that adults eat more than three cups of beans each week for maximum health benefits, three times more than the current average American consumes.

An Arizona Grazing Lease is More than Forage

8/6/2019

It’s the responsibility of the Executive and Legislative branches to ensure that the State Land Department is equipped with the tools and resources to perform its mission.

Arizona Agriculture’s Tomatoes are Tops in the Nation

8/5/2019

Arizona’s $14.1 million makes our state the sixth-highest greenhouse tomato producer in the U.S.

Arizona Agriculture is at the Top of our State's Primary Sectors

8/2/2019

These four primary sectors are agriculture, mining, fishing, and forestry.

Remember the Basic Elements of a Business Plan

8/1/2019

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, The business plan is the document that maps out the details of your business.

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