As Arizonans sit down at the Thanksgiving table to dig into the traditional feast this year, the turkey dinner with all the trimmings will cost $47.02 for an Arizona family of 10, or around $4.70 per person.
Together, the group developed more than 40 recommendations based on three principles: agricultural and forestry climate policies must be built upon voluntary, incentive-based programs and market-driven opportunities; they must promote resilience and adaptation in rural communities, and they must be science-based.
"I am absolutely passionate about helping women "find their voice" when it comes to being spokespersons for farmers and ranchers," says Sherry Saylor.
Still trying to decipher all the election results? So are we! Join us on Wednesday at 10:00 and 12:00 to hear from experts on both sides of the aisle as we discuss what happens next in light of the 2020 Election Results.
Our farm and ranch leaders help drive the success of this organization.
Second in the series, two featured speakers include the Arizona Farm Bureau President and a former Google Executive.
Often, Medjool dates do not receive the credit they deserve as a healthy fruit.
Your civic involvement doesn’t end after you vote. IF you’re serious about politics and Arizona’s future take advantage of the advocacy, outreach and educational opportunities Farm Bureau offers.
Arizona and other western states are lucky to be able to have the “welcome” signs out in mid-winter. Our www.fillyourplate.org allows families to search for farms they can visit.
The first of our Webinar Wednesday series is designed not only to give our members helpful information about pressing issues in the livestock industry but also to help our delegates prepare for what’s sure to be a lively discussion on the delegate floor.
Every Wednesday between November 4 and December 16, we’ll bring you live virtual workshops covering all the topics you’re used to seeing at our Annual Meeting.
Prior to an interview with Arizona Farm Bureau’s Julie Murphree on “Talk to a Farmer”, I decided to ask my husband, my sister-in-law and my siblings what they thought were unique to our type of upbringing and what farm kids know that kids off the farm might not know.
This program is an opportunity for you to protect your ranch and protect it well, especially for the next generation.
Every Wednesday between November 4 and December 16, we’ll bring you live virtual workshops covering topics critical to your business.
Steve Lerch, an award-winning public speaker and consultant, and a highly respected voice in the world of digital strategy, marketing, consumer behavior, innovation, and leadership to speak to Farm Bureau leadership.
Trade association unveils huge advertising/marketing efforts in the U.S. and abroad.
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.
Arizona Farm Bureau opposes both Proposition 207 and Proposition 208. Here's why.
This year’s policy development process with Arizona's county Farm Bureaus reflects the various issues impacting Arizona’s beef industry.
Arizona’s agritourism industry is growing and as of the 2017 census data, it accounted for about $14 million in sales.
The pandemic of 2020 changed multiple things including the way we purchase beef.
AgPAC of the Arizona Farm Bureau is proud to endorse seven candidates running for a spot in Arizona's federal delegation.
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.
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.
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!
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 helps move our state's economy!
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 constantly on the move, making food and fiber for you.
USDA opened a second round of CFAP payments that reaches more Arizona commodities with needed relief from COVID-related market disruptions.
Like so many of our farm and ranch families in Arizona, they have a story to tell they didn’t realize needed telling.
There are many reasons this election holds so much weight.
Arizona's Agricultural Political Action Committee has announced who it will endorse in the upcoming election.
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.
Annually for the past few years we’ve been sharing your ACEs: Advocacy, Communication and Education.
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.
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.
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.
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!
USDA has made its final amendment to the first round of CFAP payments.
The 2020 Arizona agriculture wine grape harvest is kicking into high gear with some wine grapes already harvested.
In these times of the pandemic and economic challenges, it is comforting to remember and recite the Serenity Prayer.
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has finalized a rule governing trichomoniasis testing and ontrol.
Senate Republicans have released a Coronavirus relief package that would give the USDA an additional $20 billion to aid in relief for agricultural producers.
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’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.
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.
Helpful modifications to outdated NEPA regulations should lead to more streamlined land improvement projects, saving time and money for Arizona farmers and ranchers.
This agreement will set the stage for future trade agreements.
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.
All USDA Service Centers are open for business, including some that are open to visitors to conduct business in person by appointment only.
Ranching and recreating must work hand in hand for everyone using the lands to get along.
She might not be a generational farmer from Arizona, but she is a generational farmer from Nepal.
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.
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.
We call ourselves "The Nutrition State" in this desert state.
If your farm is eligible for this low-interest disaster assistance loan, you have another chance to apply.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over most of her Farm Bureau involvement, Carmen’s leadership focus was on behalf of women in agriculture.
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.
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.
$145K in Startup Funds Available; Apply by July 31
Read about the new UArizona's New College of Veterinary Medicine.
Hear from Extension Researcher, Paul Brown, about his perspective on Arizona's climate.