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.
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!
We call ourselves "The Nutrition State" in this desert state.
We are grateful for our farmers and ranchers across the state growing and raising Arizona's vast variety of agriculture commodities.
Nutrient-rich, pork is versatile, affordable and delicious. Arizona raises yummy pork!
Arizona Farm Bureau members from the beginning, Ramona and Terry Button had a dream and today the dream is realized.
Cotton planting is just around the corner in Arizona! And, cotton has been king in Arizona for 2,000 years thanks to the ancient Hohokam.
Today, we celebrate Arizona's produce farmers: Organic, conventional, small and large farms, direct market and commodity market. Our fruit and vegetable farmers help contribute to this state's economy!
Greenhouse gas emissions by cattle barely register on the Richter scale.
Arizona's pistachio nuts are a healthy, versatile and tasty nut!
We have an honest discussion about the use of the word milk in the beverage industry.
One of the most economical forms of protein, eggs are loaded with vitamins and minerals
Like soils all over the world, Arizona soil, especially southern Arizona, has some unique characteristics.
In the winter, Arizona produces the majority of America's leafy greens. So, if you sit down to a salad this holiday, thank an Arizona leafy greens farmer.
Some fun and interesting trends are shaping up in the food scene, according to a recent study.
We're excited about helping Arizona families be successful when they shop in their local grocery store.
Thinking about heading to your local farmers market more often? Some tips.
Arizona Farm Bureau celebrates the faces of Arizona's ranch families.
It takes a lot of produce, chickens, and cows, and pigs to feed you and me. So, we've built bigger barns.
Arizona’s grown cotton for hundreds of years, thanks to the ancient Hohokam.
The diversity of Arizona agriculture is amazing. And, it all works!
Arizona pork is a healthy meat protein to add to your balanced diet. Remember to eat fruits, vegetables, meat proteins,
Arizona agriculture is host to some amazing pecan and pistachio orchards.
Arizona agriculture grows wonderfully tasty citrus.
You're excited about driverless cars on our freeways today. But, down on the farm, we were autonomous with our tractors way ahead of the pack.
3-ounces of beef provides 10 essential nutrients including protein, iron, zinc and B vitamins.
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.
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.