Arizona Biotech Articles




Biotech is Big Time in Arizona!


Arizona cotton, corn and alfalfa account for nearly 20% of our state’s crop production! 96.3% of Arizona’s cotton is biotech (GMO).

Biotechnology in Agriculture: A Full List of Resources to Understand GMOs


Arizona Farm Bureau policy supports biotechnology in agriculture. The non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization also supports organic and traditional agriculture.

Killing Pests At Home Versus on the Farm


By Joe Sigg, Arizona Farm Bureau: New information often force changes inthe ways we think about thi...

Despair Not Arizona Agriculture: Vet School Hopes Not Dashed


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: As all of Arizona agriculture probably knows by now, the FY...

Arizona Agriculture is an Engine of Innovation!


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: New USDA Discoveries Led to 180 New Inventions that include...

You Accept Biotechnology in Pharmaceuticals; Why Not in Agriculture?


By Katie Aikins, Arizona Farm Bureau: Though most people only think of biotechnology as being used ...

Why Do Arizona Agriculture's Farmers Grow Genetically Modified Crops?


Below is a recent presentation delivered by Brandon Leister, president of the Buckeye Local Farm Bu...

Arizona Agriculture Talks to a Retail Olive Farmer about GMO Labeling


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Jamie Johansson grows olives in Oroville, California and op...

GMO Labeling Not about Right-to-Know but Right-to-Misinform


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Across the country, consumer confusion is the norm regardin...

Imagining Arizona Agriculture in the Next 20 Years


By Pat Rorabaugh, Ph.D., Lecturer in the School of Plant Sciences and a hydroponic specialist with ...