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Farmer with Long-time Roots in Congressional District 1 Gets Arizona Farm Bureau’s AgPAC Endorsement

7/16/2018

“Tiffany Shedd is a true Arizonan, true westerner, and true agriculturalist,” said AgPAC Chairwoman Sherry Saylor.

Smallhouse Urges Congress to Save Ranches, Federal Lands

7/13/2018

The Carlink Ranch straddles the Lower San Pedro River and operates in the same location it did for more than 130 years ago.

Tasting History, Arizona’s Ancient Grains!

7/11/2018

Sossaman and Anderson have a passion for farming and are excited about the new wave of interest in ancient grains.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Morin Family

7/10/2018

The public’s idea of the cowboy and ranching is somewhat romanticized. There are times, that ranching is not romantic at all.

Membership Matters: Mom...Dad, I'm Bored

7/9/2018

Member benefits

Arizona Food Prices Down 2.5% in the Second Quarter of 2018

7/3/2018

2018 2nd quarter Market Basket

March 2018 Arizona Agriculture

6/25/2018

A conversation about food safety

Arizona Farmers Pleased With Farm Bill Passage in the House

6/21/2018

The Farm Bill is a bill for everyone in Arizona and America,” said Arizona Farm Bureau President Stefanie Smallhouse and Pima County rancher.

Fun Facts about Arizona’s Desert Durum ®

6/20/2018

Ultimately, we, here in Arizona and California, believe our Desert Durum® holds celebrity status on the world market, certainly with Italy. This, the country, that knows pasta!

Summey to Serve as Ag in the Classroom Manager

6/19/2018

Tori is the perfect fit for our Ag in the Classroom Team.

What the Farm Bill Means to Arizona

6/13/2018

The Arizona Farm Bureau and the Association of Arizona Food Banks joined forces to report how important the passage of a Farm Bill in 2018 is to all Americans, and certainly Arizona families.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Eric Wilkey

6/12/2018

We in agriculture have a pretty strong appreciation for the positive benefits of trade.

A Deep Dive into the Importance of Arizona's Local Markets

6/7/2018

Says Local First Arizona Founder, "One of the things Local First is best at is helping people understand the true costs of the things they buy."

2018 Spring Summer CHOICES

6/6/2018

The French Love Arizona Wine

Today’s News Information is Omnipresent but Ag Trade Seems Ignored

6/6/2018

We can confirm this by a statistic coming from the Arizona Department of Agriculture: 70 countries import Arizona crops, commodities, and seeds.

The Most Interesting Facts about Arizona Dairies You’ll Ever Read

6/5/2018

To spend time learning about how we get our milk from the farm to the grocery store and what it takes to take care of our Arizona dairy cows is a pretty cool story.

An Ounce of Support and Then Some

5/31/2018

As Arizona Farm Bureau members, you’re in a unique position to understand just how important elections can be.

2018 Fire Season is Here! Are You Prepared?

5/30/2018

Leaders of the Arizona Farm Bureau and the Arizona Cattle Growers’ Association recently met with representatives from Forest Service, BLM, State Land, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management to discuss the best ways to communicate with on-the-ground response teams during a fire-related incident.

It’s Time to Understand and Embrace Neonicotinoid Insecticides

5/24/2018

Neonicotinoid insecticides are the least of bees’ problems. In fact, years of monitoring show proper use of neonicotinoids doesn’t harm bees.

Horizons Loom Big in Farm and Ranch Country

5/23/2018

Out on the open range, a rancher sees far away and he or she thinks of the possibilities. A farmer, checking his fields, sees a clear line on the horizon where his crops are growing; he too sees the future, the possibilities.

Ag in the Midst of a Crisis

5/22/2018

Think about what is being asked of us? We need to produce more, higher quality products for a lower cost without using technology such as genetics without slighting an animal’s perceived comfort level and without emitting an ounce of ammonia or other naturally occurring gas into the atmosphere and in a labor market with virtually zero unemployment

Farm Bill Vote Disappoints Farmers

5/18/2018

Democrats were expected to vote against final passage of the bill and it was anticipated that Freedom Caucus members were not completely on board, however, the outcome came as quite a disappointment to many.

Want to Conserve Water? Don’t Waste Your Food!

5/11/2018

We show you how to double the benefit on two important issues: Water conservation and Food Waste.

Apache County Annual Meeting

5/10/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Gila County Annual Meeting

5/10/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Gila County Policy Development Meeting

5/10/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Meet the Waylon and Leah Wuertz Family

5/8/2018

There are small gourds, large gourds, stout gourds, twisted gourds and every gourd in between. You guessed it, we’re talking about the Annual Wuertz Farms Gourd Festival held every February in Casa Grande on the Wuertz Family Farm.

We’re Serious about Food Safety

5/2/2018

Our California and Arizona produce farmers are serious about food safety and our most recent video on this topic highlight that point.

The Farm Bill: A Safety Net During Tough Times

5/2/2018

Arizona Farm Bureau has made it easy for you to contact your legislators and tell them that the Farm Bill is key to the continued success of Arizona agriculture.

Graham County Annual Meeting

5/1/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Pinal County Annual Meeting

5/1/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Mohave County Annual Meeting

5/1/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Cochise County Annual Meeting

5/1/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Yuma County Annual Meeting

5/1/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

100 Ranches

5/1/2018

Arizona Beef

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Nickerson Family

5/1/2018

Arizona Farm Bureau’s Ag education program profiled broccoli and one of our farm families that grows it on a regular basis, the Nickerson family. Today, we feature the family in our ongoing series and asked them about Farm Bureau.

Maricopa County Annual Meeting

4/30/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Yavapai County Annual Meeting

4/30/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Coconino County Annual Meeting

4/30/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Pima County Annual Meeting

4/30/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

La Paz County Annual Meeting

4/30/2018

Discussion of issues facing Agriculture locally and throughout our State.

Membership Matters:  For the Love of Dogs

4/30/2018

Member Benefits

Graham County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Yuma County 2nd Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Pinal County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Yavapai County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Yuma County 1st Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

La Paz County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Coconino Policy Development

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Cochise County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

Maricopa County Local Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at your Local Meeting

Pima County Policy Development Meeting

4/26/2018

Help guide Farm Bureau's direction at the Policy Development Meeting

2018 February Arizona Agriculture

4/26/2018

Top Story: A conversation about Arizona's Top Agriculture Commodity: Beef

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Tom Miller

4/25/2018

Tom Miller’s dedication to the pork industry in Arizona and on the national level is beyond words. For Arizona, Miller is the quintessential spokesperson for quality pork production in our state.

Ag Markets and Trade: A Conversation about the Uncertainty

4/12/2018

The U.S. is 4% of the world population, yet we have the natural benefit of close to 25% of the world’s productive farmland. This naturally makes us a country that needs exports in some form or another.

What, Agriculture in Arizona?

4/11/2018

It’s becoming a rare occurrence, but I still run into people that say, “You have farming in Arizona?”

2018 Women in Agriculture Conference

4/11/2018

2018 Women in Agriculture Conference

Membership Matters: Labor of Love

4/9/2018

Member benefits

Celebrate Arizona Pork

4/4/2018

In 2016, Arizona hogs brought in $47.5 million in cash receipts to our state, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

 Young Farmers and Ranchers Trap and Skeet Shoot

4/3/2018

Come and support your Young Farmers and Ranchers on Saturday April 7th at Casa Grande, AZ

CHOICES  Winter 2018

3/30/2018

Conversation about Amazon's Big Food Move: A Rancher's Perspective

CHOICES Fall 2017

3/30/2018

Millennials are Ready to Fix Things; Not Tear Down

CHOICES Spring summer 2017

3/30/2018

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Selwyn Justice

CHOICES Winter 2017

3/30/2018

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Women in Agriculture

Arizona Agriculture January 2018

3/30/2018

Legislative Leaders Establish their Top Priorities

CHOICES FALL 2016

3/30/2018

Easy Steps to Keeping Produce Fresher

CHOICES Spring 2016

3/30/2018

Ever Wonder how Farmers Under Forty Think?

CHOICES Winter 2016

3/30/2018

Top 10 Truths about Arizona Agriculture

CHOICES  Fall 2015

3/30/2018

You Can Travel to Arizona Agriculture's Farms

CHOICES Spring Summer 2015

3/30/2018

Our Farmers and Ranchers Embrace Drones

CHOICES Winter 2015

3/30/2018

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Dinsmore Family

CHOICES Fall 2014

3/30/2018

Killing Pests at Home Versus on the Farm

CHOICES Spring 2014

3/30/2018

Meet My Favorite Arizona Organic Farmer!

CHOICES Winter 2015

3/30/2018

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Dinsmore Family

Cattle and Wildlife Hang Out Together!

3/28/2018

Today in Arizona, you’ll find that our ranch families are stewards of habitat on public and private lands

Food Safety's New Way Forward in Arizona

3/27/2018

Mr. Oddo’s insights highlight the high points of Senate Bill 1063: Produce Safety Rule; State Administration recently signed into law by Arizona’s Governor Ducey. The bill allows the Arizona Department of Agriculture to assume primary enforcement of the Produce Safety Rule.

Biotech is Big Time in Arizona!

3/21/2018

Arizona cotton, corn and alfalfa account for nearly 20% of our state’s crop production! 96.3% of Arizona’s cotton is biotech (GMO).

Second Extension Aids Ag's Unique Transportation Needs

3/19/2018

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recognizes agriculture’s unique transportation needs and applauded Transportation Secretary Elain Chao ELD waiver announcement in the following statement:

Membership Matters: What's in it for me?

3/19/2018

Member Benefits

It’s All about Video Now

3/15/2018

A video is another way to tell our story, tell it correctly and engage the public.

Celebrating our Families: Kerr Family Dairy

3/14/2018

The Kerr Family Dairy in Buckeye is home to 2,300 dairy cows and 600 acres of alfalfa, sorghum, and oats.

Two Arizona Urban Farmers Win National Grants

3/13/2018

Merchant’s Garden AgroTech in Tucson has been named a $10,000 winner and Arizona Microgreens in Phoenix has been named a $5,000 winner of the Cultivating Change contest, in which local farmers compete for grant awards ranging from $1,000 to $20,000.

Membership Matters: Making Happy Feet

3/12/2018

Member Benefits

The Waltemeyer Family: Growing their Business

3/7/2018

The green industry provides $1.6 billion in total sales to our state with $710,000 in payroll and 30,300 jobs, according to Arizona Nursery Association.

French Wine Lovers Find Paradise in the Desert

3/6/2018

Today, we are told that Arizona’s wine industry generates $3.3 billion in total economic activity.

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