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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This agreement will set the stage for future trade agreements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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the College of Veterinary Medicine received 518 applications and interviewed 244 applicants to fill 110 seats.
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.
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.
Wine can only get better as farmer entrepreneurs and scientists take a lot of the art and turn it into science.
Hanna sits on numerous boards and supports many community organizations, including Yavapai County Farm Bureau.
All hands were on deck to try to mitigate the lost outlets for milk by concentrating on new or expanded outlets including more milk to school lunch sites and more milk and dairy to the food banks.
The Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) program has a long history of creating future agriculture leaders and building friendships that last a lifetime.
Farm Credit West distributed $4,000 grants to thirty food banks throughout the regions in which they operate.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices in Arizona are currently open to phone and virtual appointments.
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs.
The refundable tax credit is equal to 50% of qualified wages paid to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021.
Non-Essential Retail Agriculture Operations have been hurting like so many small businesses.
"Our health, our security, our liberty and freedom depend on our ability to feed ourselves."
This $10 million award is part of more than $200 million in partner-driven natural resource conservation projects funded through RCPP.
As with so much else in Arizona water law, however, the ongoing stream adjudications have blurred the distinction between ground and surface water in a significant way, through the concept of subflow.
For every student dreaming of a career in veterinary medicine, the Doctor's insights here should not only inspire consideration but motivate you to jump in firmly with both feet.
The pain is being felt in all agriculture commodities in Arizona and throughout the Country.
Here’s what our Arizona farmers and ranchers are doing to ensure healthy environments for farm workers.
Arthur Pacheco probably represents one of the oldest farm family histories in Arizona.
Zoom and Panopto have viewer statistics and attendance data the online providers can review after the course.
Food production, distribution, and sale are all defined as essential infrastructure operations, and food production, processing, cultivation, and manufacturing are defined as essential business operations.
Arizona Farm Bureau Partners with Governor’s Office to Ensure our Small Retail Farmers Can Support Arizona Food Banks with fresh, Healthy farm products.