American Agriculture Articles




Speak Up for Rescinding and Revising WOTUS


By Staff Reports for Arizona Farm Bureau: On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive...

Mr. Cruz, It's the Small Things One Says


By Joe Sigg, Arizona Farm Bureau Government Relations Director: In character for the movie “Open Ra...

Precedent-Setting Case Regarding WOTUS before the Supreme Court


Staff Reports: The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments today on the merits ...

Senate Agriculture Committee Oks GMO Labeling Bill; Eventually on to Full Senate


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Today, the Senate Agriculture Commit...

Farmers’ Input Sought for Survey on USDA Programs


The American Farm Bureau Federation is encouraging farmers and ranchers to complete a short online ...

Counting my Farm and Ranch-Based Blessings, Naming Them One By One


Editor’s Note:In 2009, I ran this list of thanksgiving blessings on my personal blog, Julie’s Fresh...

Arizona Agriculture Celebrates Court's Temporary Stay of EPA's WOTUS Rule


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit this mornin...

Arizona Agriculture Leaders Encouraged that Public Supports Endangered Species Act Reform


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Most Americans think the Endangered ...

Oregon Ranchers Face More Jail Time; Federal Government Seeing Red


By Jim Klinker, Arizona Farm Bureau Chief Administrative Officer: The Bureau of Land Management (BL...

Preliminary Injunction Against EPA Rule Still Leaves Some States Feeling Unprotected


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Late last night a federal judge in N...