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.
National Alliance Unveils Climate Policy Recommendations that Hopefully Produce Positive Results for Arizona and American Agriculture
11/18/2020 11:01:00 AM
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.
Webinar Wednesday Series This Week Focuses on the 2020 Election
11/16/2020 7:56:00 AM
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.
Webinar Wednesday Kickoff: All About Livestock Issues
11/2/2020 9:18:00 AM
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.
Things Only Farm Kids Know
10/29/2020 3:49:00 PM
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.
Free Webinar: Former Google Executive To Give Insights on Consumer Behavior
10/26/2020 12:06:00 PM
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.