Arizona Ag Articles
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.