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USDA Releases Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Strategy
5/25/2021 11:14:32 AM
Recognizing that stakeholder input was key in developing this strategy, the Executive Order also directed the Secretary of Agriculture to collect input from Tribes, farmers, ranchers, forest owners, conservation groups, and other communities.
Arizona Farm Bureau’s Fill Your Plate Connects Arizona Families to Arizona’s Farmers and Ranchers
5/24/2021 3:52:36 PM
Arizona Farm Bureau realizes the significant importance of knowing where our food comes from including the excitement of meeting a modern-day farmer growing our food, certainly local food.
Arizona Cooperative Extension Waives Enrollment Fees for 4-H Youth and Covers Costs of Volunteer Background Checks
5/19/2021 6:00:00 AM
"We believe this is an important time for the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension to step up and do what we can to engage even more youth and families so they can benefit from what Arizona 4-H has to offer."
New Information Regarding the Administration’s Plan to Conserve 30% of Land by 2030
5/18/2021 11:10:34 AM
The much anticipated 30x30 proposal (also known as Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful) was released on May 6 and provided some clarity regarding the administration’s plan to conserve 30 percent of our land and water resources by the year 2030.
How Vet’s One Health Strategy Keeps Animals and People Healthy
5/17/2021 10:23:54 AM
Dr. Fowler oversees research programming on the health and safety of people involved in pork production, while focusing on public health and zoonotic diseases – diseases that can spread between animals like pigs and humans.
How Advances Help Arizona Agriculture Tackle Climate Challenges
4/21/2021 6:14:15 PM
My conversation with Mike Crimmins, especially about DroughtView, an online tool that makes it easy to access and plot near-real-time satellite data, caused me to conclude that even our biggest challenges in this arid state have truly hopeful outcomes. After an all-inclusive scientific approach, key ingredients involve a mix of patience and tenacity.
Arizona Farm Bureau: In the Beginning …
4/13/2021 10:24:47 AM
By the time the national organization, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), was organized in March 1919, “Farm Bureaus” throughout the country had been around in various ways for several years driven by a “grass roots’ model that meant efforts started at the local level.
Unveiling the Next Century at UA’s Learning Lab
4/12/2021 10:04:00 AM
University of Arizona Vice President of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension Shane Burgess knows generations of students and faculty consider the 185-acre research facility as a second home, just as important to their UA experience as any classroom or laboratory on the main campus three miles to the south.
Our First Arizona Farm Bureau President: Arizona’s Territorial Vet
3/30/2021 8:06:00 AM
Arizona Farm Bureau’s first president, Dr. James Collier Norton was a son of a prosperous Iowa cattle grower. After finishing first in his class of veterinary medicine, he stayed on as an assistant professor until he moved to Phoenix, opened his practice here. That same year, he married his Iowa sweetheart -- Miss Clara Tufts.
Virtual Tours Bring Agriculture into the Classroom
3/23/2021 7:27:24 PM
Recognizing that many students would be missing out on these memorable educational experiences, several of our Farm Bureau members have come to the rescue and allowed students to travel with them to their farms and ranches, virtually.
Arizona Farm Bureau President Testifies on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change in Senate Hearing
3/15/2021 12:45:00 PM
Smallhouse and the other testimonies stressed how farmers, ranchers and forest owners are both on the frontlines of climate impacts and offer innovative, natural solutions through increased carbon sequestration in trees and soils and reduced GHG emissions.
Unemployment Insurance Fraud: What You Need to Know
3/4/2021 4:00:00 AM
Over the summer, Arizona employers saw a dramatic spike in the number of pandemic-caused unemployment insurance notices they received regarding individuals who either still worked for their organization or had no association with them at all.
Arizona Farm Bureau's 2021 Legislative Priorities
2/4/2021 12:02:55 PM
In a marathon, six-hour policy development session last fall, Arizona Farm Bureau ag members from across the state weighed in on new policies with the expertise that only those who live with these issues each and every day can bring.
Job Openings: 2 Sales and Marketing Leader Positions Available
2/3/2021 2:54:57 PM
My Land seeks Sales and Marketing Leaders (2) with an active Rolodex of customers in Arizona and the Fresno ag grower markets. Ability to independently target and gain influential customers interested in crop performance and soil health.