If you want to grow the Med Diet in the Desert, you need to let a farmer use water.
Arizona's farmers and ranchers use climate, soil, and wise water management to make this desert state an efficient and highly productive agricultural state.
If we managed our forests better in Arizona, we'd have more water in our reservoirs.
Our next generation of farmers and ranchers in Arizona are moving forward in leadership work and more!
Farm Bureau is unique because it gives each farm and ranch member the chance to direct the organization’s work.
While others are in development, there are 10 commercially available biotech crops in the U.S.
Australia, Canada and America are the only countries that can export chilled meat to China.
When the animals Farmers and ranchers care about get sick, they are going to take care of them like they do their own kids.
Alfalfa feeds dairy cows and dairy cows make our favorite dessert: Ice Cream!
Farmers and ranchers employ humane practices to keep their animals happy and healthy.
Arizona agriculture grows citrus too! In fact, Arizona, California, Texas, and Florida are the only U.S. states that produce citrus for consumption.
Farmers and ranchers hold themselves personally responsible for the food they grow and raise because what they grow and raise they feed their own families!
The great Saguaro Cactus will only grow in the Sonoran Desert.
Daily, Arizona, and California serve up millions of servings of leafy greens.
Arizona has a horse industry in the multi-millions. Between pleasure riding and competitions, plus working horses on our ranches, our state's horses are a breed apart!
Ranching on the border for years, Arizona rancher Jim Chilton was invited onstage at American Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting to tell an audience of 7,000 American farmers and ranchers why we need a border wall.
Pinal County, Arizona agriculture is an economic engine.
Check out how much agriculture in Pinal County drives the economy locally and statewide in Arizona.
We need water for everything. And, thanks to Arizona farmers, they brought you water.
Farmers and ranchers are in partnership with a great wealth and variety of people in the agribusiness world.
Arizona produces and exports 75% of the nation's rosebushes.
Pinal County is home to more than 900 productive and valuable family farms.
Remember to eat the peel of the apple where all the fiber and anti-oxidants reside.
Cotton is a renewable resource all along the supply chain including in the recycling process.
We have so many recipes on Arizona Farm Bureau's Fill Your Plate, we can't count them!
Do you know where all the seeds to plant crops come from? Arizona farmers grow seeds for broccoli, onions, cauliflower, lettuce, okra, artichoke, grasses, and more! Arizona seed companies export 130 types of seeds to 59 countries around the globe.
Because of good management of the land, farmers and ranchers support wildlife.
Arizona is really good at growing sweet cantaloupe. Here's our story
Hemp holds great potential for Arizona’s agricultural industry.
Cochise County in southeast Arizona grows lots of pistachio trees for the tasty healthy nut by the same name.
Arizona is home to the largest irrigated Pecan farm. And, pecans can be a nutritious addition to your diet.
Arizona is home to some great honey beekeepers catering to the local market.
Arizona wine wins locally and internationally!
Our Dairy farmers drink milk. They know the health benefits of a tall cold glass.
Dairy cattle are bred and raised for their ability to produce milk and beef cattle are mainly raised for meat.
Haven't met any of Arizona's Urban farmers even though you get to the farmers' markets?
Here are some of Arizona farming's farmers and ranchers. From all backgrounds, starting points, and destinations.
Ancient grains that originated in the Fertile Crescent are grown and processed by Arizona farm families today!
Arizona grows world-renowned wheat, Desert Durum ®! Because of its consistent quality, our Desert Durum® keeps global markets coming back for more.
Arizona exports cotton, fruits, vegetables, beef, dairy and seeds to over 70 countries including Canada and Mexico.
Years of monitoring show proper use of neonicotinoids doesn’t harm bees.
If you calculate the water it took to grow the food on your plate, you’re typically eating nearly 2,000 gallons of water a day.
Arizona families and Americans across the country would be pleased to discover that our produce farmers in Arizona and California take food safety very seriously.
Arizona is more than tourism and cactus. Our diversity of farming and ranching helps make our state's agriculture worth $23.3 billion!
In 2016, Arizona produced nearly $50 million worth of pork. We produce a high-quality pork that's healthy and tasty.
Some of the simplest strategies created and maintained by ranchers benefit wildlife and cattle.
Arizona agriculture's three biotech crops are cotton, corn, and alfalfa.
We profile another Arizona agriculture family, the Kerrs. This family from Maricopa County's West Valley run a dairy. You'll love their story.
Part of Arizona agriculture's robust economy is because of the plant nursery sector. Here, we profile one Arizona family operating in a generational business.
Our latest video telling Arizona agriculture’s story highlights our diverse farming and ranching in Arizona.
With the latest economic survey on Arizona agriculture (November 2017), we can announce that agriculture in this desert state is $23.3 Billion.
Agriculture uses lots of water. But, the ultimate user is you and me.
In everyday life, we're using pesticides to protect our health. Can you guess what they are? In fact, the everyday pesticide footprint is bigger than agriculture's pesticide footprint.
Economical power packed protein exists in the delightful egg! Plus, egg yolks are one of the few foods that are a naturally good source of Vitamin D.
Arizona agriculture is excited about local food and we produce it daily not only for our statewide farmer's markets but in our grocery stores.
The prime industries, agriculture, forestry, mining, and fishing, mean the rest of our industries can exist. We need raw materials to thrive. We need agriculture in America.
99% of our farms and ranches are family owned and operated. Here, you'll meet the Rogers Family from Arizona.
We celebrate small and large farms in Arizona, organic and conventional. We celebrate it all because we need it all.
Farming and ranching is a family affair. No wonder, since 99% of the farms and ranches in America are family owned and operated.
It takes a lot of produce, chickens, and cows, and pigs to feed you and me. So, we've built bigger barns.
The $23.3 billion Arizona agriculture industry is diverse and represents crop and animal agriculture. In fact, we call this desert state a "nutrition state."
Arizona agriculture is a $23.3 billion industry and we can show it to you in 60 seconds!
Arizona agriculture is a $23.3 billion industry in our desert state. So diverse and robust we call it the Nutrition State! And, we give you a 30-second glance with this video.
Time has become so valuable in our lives and that’s where Farm Bureau comes in for Arizona's farmers and ranchers.
Arizona beef is a top agriculture commodity for our state.
Arizona Farm Bureau membership dollars benefit You and Arizona Agriculture ... even if you're not an Arizona Farm Bureau member. Join the Farm Bureau family and ensure agriculture stays in our beautiful state.