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Wednesday Webinar Series

10/22/2020

Wednesday Webinar Series

Arizona and California Expecting Record Pistachio Harvest

10/21/2020

Trade association unveils huge advertising/marketing efforts in the U.S. and abroad.

The Complexity Resiliency and Strength of America’s Food Supply

10/20/2020

For a moment imagine a world where that food supply came exclusively from a different country and whether we would have witnessed the same resiliency.

Propositions 207 and 208: Arizona Farm Bureau Weighs In

10/14/2020

Arizona Farm Bureau opposes both Proposition 207 and Proposition 208. Here's why.

A Conversation about Arizona’s Local Beef Market: Matt Herrington

10/14/2020

This year’s policy development process with Arizona's county Farm Bureaus reflects the various issues impacting Arizona’s beef industry.

2020 Arizona Farm Bureau Hybrid Annual Meeting Delegate Session - Registration Now Open

10/13/2020

Please join us for our 99th Annual Meeting Delegate Session on November 12, 2020. This one day session to set Farm Bureau policy can be attended virtually or in-person.

Fall Pumpkin and Corn Maze Festivals

10/12/2020

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Arizona Agriculture is serious about our Agritourism

10/6/2020

Arizona’s agritourism industry is growing and as of the 2017 census data, it accounted for about $14 million in sales.

Four Tips When Buying Local Beef

10/5/2020

The pandemic of 2020 changed multiple things including the way we purchase beef.

AgPAC Announces Federal Endorsements

10/2/2020

AgPAC of the Arizona Farm Bureau is proud to endorse seven candidates running for a spot in Arizona's federal delegation.

Thousands of Miles Temporarily Exchanged for Thousands of Telephone Calls

10/1/2020

In any given year, the Outreach Team logs 25,000 to 35,000 miles on Arizona roads traveling to county board meetings, county Annual meetings and our state’s farms and ranches.

Helping to Mark the Monarch as Thriving, Not Endangered

9/30/2020

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is currently in the process of evaluating whether to list the monarch as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and is required to decide by December 15, 2020.

Winter 2020 CHOICES

9/29/2020

Winter CHOICES 2020

A Conversation with an Environmental Engineer: Dyan McGrath

9/29/2020

Dr. McGrath comes from good stock; I think she can handle just about anything. Somehow, I think her mom and dad let her eat a little dirt, I certainly know she had to shovel it!

Keep Your Tires in Check and Save!

9/28/2020

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CHOICES Fall 2020

9/28/2020

CHOICES Fall 2020

Arizona Ag is a Risky Business and Life, So What Else is New!?

9/24/2020

According to 24/7 Wall St. and their review of the Bureau of Labor Statistics data, farmers and ranchers work in an even more dangerous environment than firefighters, the police and linemen.

Arizona Agriculture Moves the State's Economy!

9/22/2020

Arizona agriculture helps move our state's economy!

Arizona Agriculture is Hands On!

9/22/2020

Whether someone is in animal agriculture or crop agriculture or both, farming and ranching are a hands-on career endeavor. You need to be present to be successful.

Arizona Agriculture is Always on The Move

9/22/2020

Arizona agriculture is constantly on the move, making food and fiber for you.

BLM and USFS Seek Nominations for National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

9/22/2020

Interested in advising BLM and the Forest Service on wild horse and burro management? Reach out to AZFB staff today!

CFAP 2: Sign-Up Opens September 21

9/18/2020

USDA opened a second round of CFAP payments that reaches more Arizona commodities with needed relief from COVID-related market disruptions.

Say It With Flowers And Save

9/14/2020

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Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Barnard Family

9/8/2020

Like so many of our farm and ranch families in Arizona, they have a story to tell they didn’t realize needed telling.

The Importance of Life Insurance

9/7/2020

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The Most Important Election of Your Lifetime (For Real This Time)

9/3/2020

There are many reasons this election holds so much weight.

AgPAC Announces Endorsements for 2020 General Election

9/3/2020

Arizona's Agricultural Political Action Committee has announced who it will endorse in the upcoming election.

How Arizona’s Dairy Farms, Food Banks and Schools Work Together in Response to COVID-19

9/2/2020

Today’s webinar, hosted by Arizona Farm Bureau Federation, Local First Arizona and Squire Patton Boggs, allowed participants to peer into the food supply chain from a very unique and important perspective: dairy, food banks and our schools.

We ACEed It!

9/2/2020

Annually for the past few years we’ve been sharing your ACEs: Advocacy, Communication and Education.

Frozen Yogurt VS Ice Cream

8/24/2020

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How the Food Supply Chain Survived the Early Days of the 2020 Pandemic

8/19/2020

Talented people working up and down the supply chain found creative solutions to keep meat -and other consumer goods - available to consumers when panic buying hit its peak in the early days of the pandemic.

AZ Foodie Loco about Local Arizona Agriculture

8/19/2020

Arizona's foodie influencer "Az Foodie" loves our Arizona restaurant scene. She also loves our Farmers and Ranchers. Find out who she's cooking within the kitchen.

Arizona Agriculture is 24/7

8/19/2020

In farming and ranching? Then you know the hours are almost 24/7. It's an ongoing commitment. If the job needs doing in the middle of the night, it gets done.

Arizona Agriculture is High Tech

8/19/2020

Modern agriculture can show it's high tech status in a number of ways including improved precision agriculture, various irrigation methods, seed technology, and much much more!

Home Improvement During Quarantine

8/17/2020

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USDA Announces New Eligible Commodities and Extended Deadline for COVID Relief

8/11/2020

USDA has made its final amendment to the first round of CFAP payments.

Spring/Summer Choices 2020

8/10/2020

Spring/Summer Choices 2020

Three Reasons Arizona Wine is so Special

8/6/2020

The 2020 Arizona agriculture wine grape harvest is kicking into high gear with some wine grapes already harvested.

COVID-19 is Nothing to Sneeze At

8/4/2020

In these times of the pandemic and economic challenges, it is comforting to remember and recite the Serenity Prayer.

Trich Rule Becomes Official

8/3/2020

The Arizona Department of Agriculture has finalized a rule governing trichomoniasis testing and ontrol.

Senate GOP Unveils $20B Coronavirus Relief Package for Agriculture

7/28/2020

Senate Republicans have released a Coronavirus relief package that would give the USDA an additional $20 billion to aid in relief for agricultural producers.

Mystery Seeds Not Fake News: Here’s What to Do

7/28/2020

While we didn’t need another thing to be alarmed by in 2020, the idea of an unknown, invasive, possibly noxious species being sent to American households certainly gives us one.

Arizona Farmers and Ranchers Tell You Why It's Time for Solid Rural Broadband Connections

7/22/2020

Arizona’s Farmers and ranchers depend on broadband just as they do highways and railways to ship food and fiber across the country and around the world.

2020 Primary Candidate Survey Responses Now Available!

7/21/2020

Whether you’re mailing in your ballot or have plans to visit your polling place, we know you probably have questions about the important races in your district.

Farm Bureau Applauds NEPA Reforms

7/16/2020

Helpful modifications to outdated NEPA regulations should lead to more streamlined land improvement projects, saving time and money for Arizona farmers and ranchers.

Arizona’s Fire Season is a Hot One

7/10/2020

Fire can be an important tool for resource management.

Navigating the Last Food Mile

7/8/2020

Have you ever considered the last food mile?

USMCA Implementation Is Here

7/7/2020

This agreement will set the stage for future trade agreements.

House Passes SBA Paycheck Protection Program Extension

7/2/2020

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.

Grill-Ready for the 4th of July!

6/29/2020

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Arizona Farmers and Ranchers Can Apply Online for CFAP

6/25/2020

All USDA Service Centers are open for business, including some that are open to visitors to conduct business in person by appointment only.

Arizona’s Public Lands: Let’s Support the Ranchers in Keeping them Pristine

6/25/2020

Ranching and recreating must work hand in hand for everyone using the lands to get along.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Dr. Poudel

6/23/2020

She might not be a generational farmer from Arizona, but she is a generational farmer from Nepal.

Arizona's Food System Response to COVID-19: Lessons Learned

6/22/2020

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.

More Toilet Paper is Coming

6/18/2020

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.

Can you Name Arizona's Top Agriculture Commodities?

6/17/2020

We call ourselves "The Nutrition State" in this desert state.

Eat More Arizona Grown Beans!

6/17/2020

In Arizona, our pinto bean farmers help us eat healthily.

EIDL Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits

6/17/2020

If your farm is eligible for this low-interest disaster assistance loan, you have another chance to apply.

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Richard Rogers

6/16/2020

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.

Arizona’s Food Bank Programs Partner with Farmers and Ranchers

6/12/2020

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.

Tell USDA that Alfalfa Needs COVID-19 Relief

6/12/2020

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.

EPA Offers Clarity on Dicamba Use in Light of Ninth Circuit Ruling

6/10/2020

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.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Auza Family

6/10/2020

Over most of her Farm Bureau involvement, Carmen’s leadership focus was on behalf of women in agriculture.

A Day of Marathon Hay Baling in Arizona

6/9/2020

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.

Newest Member Benefit: Dungarees

6/8/2020

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Swipe Right and Meet Your Farmer

6/5/2020

We are grateful for our farmers and ranchers across the state growing and raising Arizona's vast variety of agriculture commodities.

UPDATE: President Signs Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

6/5/2020

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.

Arizona Entrepreneurs Addressing Farm and Rural Challenges Wanted

6/2/2020

$145K in Startup Funds Available; Apply by July 31

May 2020 Arizona Agriculture

6/1/2020

How has Arizona Ag. survived the pandemic?

April 2020 Arizona Agriculture

6/1/2020

How does COVID-19 affect Ag? Hear from the experts.

March 2020 Arizona Agriculture

6/1/2020

Read about the new UArizona's New College of Veterinary Medicine.

February 2020 Arizona Agriculture

6/1/2020

Hear from Extension Researcher, Paul Brown, about his perspective on Arizona's climate.

A Message from Wyndham Hotels

6/1/2020

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January 2020 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Learn about our legislators' top priorities for the year!

November/December 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

A foodie tells us about high flavor food profiles!

October 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

George Ruyle discusses the University of Arizona's Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center.

September 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Hear from one of Arizona's Wine Educators, Michael Pierce!

August 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Howard Buffet tells us about his humanitarian efforts and the importance of agriculture.

May 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Learn about the importance of Forest Health from our own Rep. Thorpe.

February 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Check out how to best celebrate Arizona Wine!

January 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Learn the legislators' 2019 top priorities!

November 2018 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Learn about Arizona's Competitive Grocery Market.

April 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Learn about wild horses from an expert!

March 2019 Arizona Agriculture

5/29/2020

Hear from the UArizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Burgess.

USDA Announces $1 Billion for Rural Businesses and Agricultural Producers

5/27/2020

The USDA announced it will provide $1 billion in guaranteed loans for rural businesses and agricultural producers who do not qualify for FSA loans.

Arizona's 2020 Legislative Session Concludes

5/26/2020

A session marked with twists and turns is over. Find out how agriculture fared in the 2020 legislature.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Complete Clean Pledge

5/25/2020

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UArizona College of Veterinary Medicine Admits First Class

5/22/2020

the College of Veterinary Medicine received 518 applications and interviewed 244 applicants to fill 110 seats.

Making the Transition from Forests to Farms

5/20/2020

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.

Put Pork on the Menu: It's Healthy!

5/19/2020

Nutrient-rich, pork is versatile, affordable and delicious. Arizona raises yummy pork!

We Were Local When Local Wasn’t Cool

5/19/2020

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.

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