Arizona Beef Articles




Doing a Double Take on Duplicate Brands


The Arizona Department of Agriculture has sought and garnered three separate legal opinions regarding the Supreme Court's impacts on the Department and its administration of the brand law.

Beef is Arizona Agriculture's Largest Ag Commodity


We, as ranchers, must sit up and pay attention to what is going on around us if we expect to embrace the opportunities as they present themselves.

Ranchers Always Knew Cattle Were Never a Resource Drain; New Study Proves It


New data indicate that animals primarily consume foods not fit for human consumption and meat production requires less cereals than generally reported.

Moving to a Better Standard


Arizona Farm Bureau fully supports the effort to move the industry to a more accurate, science-based method of determining carcass maturity.

Watch for Better Beef Prices at the Meat Case


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Have you noticed? Do prices for meat...

Presidential Candidates Have it Wrong; Most Americans Support Free Trade


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Commissioned by American Farm Bureau...

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Emmett Sturgill


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: This northern Arizona rancher discovered that his dream as ...

Map Shows Proposed Release Areas of Mexican Wolves into Arizona


By Julie Murphree and Ana Kennedy, Arizona Farm Bureau: The Arizona Game and Fish Department will b...

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Killian Family


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Growing up in agriculture as a young man, C. Max Killian kn...

Arizona Agriculture's Livestock Industry Seeing Potentially Positive Times


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau:An expanding supply and strong demand for meat and poultry w...