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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.

Agriculture Industry Certification Paves Way for High-Skilled, Trade-Related Careers

2/28/2018

Arizona Farm Bureau spent the last year working with teachers and other industry organizations to develop the Arizona Agriculture Skills and Assessment Certificate (AASAC).

Doing a Double Take on Duplicate Brands

2/27/2018

The Arizona Department of Agriculture has sought and garnered three separate legal opinions regarding the Supreme Court's impacts on the Department and its administration of the brand law.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Knapple Family

2/22/2018

The Knapple and Shelton families have always been embedded in Farm Bureau life.

We Grow the Mediterranean Diet in the Desert

2/21/2018

Our state agriculture is so diverse and abundant we can claim that we grow the Mediterranean Diet in the desert here in Arizona.

Farm Bureau and Food Banks Win Big with Farm to Football

2/20/2018

82 classrooms in 16 schools across Arizona collected coins as part of the From Farm to Football Harvest for All Coin Drive raising more than $4,000.

Getting You Up to Speed on Electronic Logging Devices

2/14/2018

According to FMCSA studies, agricultural transporters have a good safety record, and this waiver would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would have been achieved absent such an exemption.

Beef is Arizona Agriculture's Largest Ag Commodity

2/13/2018

We, as ranchers, must sit up and pay attention to what is going on around us if we expect to embrace the opportunities as they present themselves.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Bob Flake Family

2/8/2018

In various leadership positions while members of the Farm Bureau, the Flake family has a long history of farming and ranching in northern Arizona.

Arizona Agriculture is 23 Billion Dollars Beautiful

2/7/2018

When you uncover all the agriculture produced in this desert state you discover it’s 23 billion dollars of beautiful.

Why Grassroots Involvement is a Real Game Changer

2/6/2018

It only took one unpleasant experience speaking with individuals at a casual dinner party to realize I needed to make a change in the way I approached socially- and emotionally-charged topics related to agriculture.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Pendley Family

2/1/2018

Although hundreds of thousands of people visit Slide Rock State Park in Sedona each year, many are unaware of its deep-rooted history in agriculture.

Arizona’s Water: A Precious Resource We all Use

1/31/2018

Much of Arizona water involves availability and costs of putting it on crops and livestock.

Top 10 Power Transformers of 2018

1/30/2018

Given the water-power-agriculture nexus, this article provides an update on the significant changes affecting the power industry.

The Buzz on Bees

1/24/2018

To keep honeybees buzzing, plant flowers. Honeybees love flowers. A variety of plant nursery stores have native seed mixes you can select to grow a flower garden for bees.

Legislative Leaders Establish Their 2018 Priorities

1/23/2018

Four of our legislative leaders discuss their priorities as they see them for the current legislative session that's now in full swing.

H.S Industry Certificate

1/19/2018

The Arizona Farm Bureau is proud to offer the Arizona Agriculture Skills and Competencies Certificate (AASCC) to Arizona students enrolled in high school agricultural education courses.

Farmers: Air Quality Survey Due End of Month

1/18/2018

ADEQ is asking commercial farmers, dairy, feedlot, and irrigation districts to complete and submit a 3-year Expanded Survey to the Arizona Department of Agriculture.

Food for Thought: Trade Talks, Just Listen!

1/17/2018

In Arizona, our agriculture exports to other countries total $1.5 billion each year.

Arizona Agriculture Loses Another Hero

1/16/2018

On my hero list, I have those who I call the quiet heroes. Sylvia Manterola, who passed away last week, was one of those.

Food for Thought: Pesticide to Your Health!

1/10/2018

You might not believe it, but agriculture’s pesticide footprint is small. In everyday life, the footprint is big!

Grain Prices Likely to Show No Major Changes

1/9/2018

Improving our rural and transportation infrastructure, bringing meaningful competition to rail transportation rates and the successful engagement in new trade agreements that are mutually beneficial are the best way out of the malaise of our growing surplus of farm commodities.

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