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.
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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.
Kelli and Whit Lann are a young couple who live, work and ranch in Apache County.
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's pistachio nuts are a healthy, versatile and tasty nut!
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.
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.
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.
We have an honest discussion about the use of the word milk in the beverage industry.
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.
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 email@example.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!
One of the most economical forms of protein, eggs are loaded with vitamins and minerals