Arizona Dairy Articles




Beef and Dairy Cattle: Breeds Apart


In general, dairy cattle are bred and raised for their ability to produce milk and beef cattle are mainly raised for meat.

The Most Interesting Facts about Arizona Dairies You’ll Ever Read


To spend time learning about how we get our milk from the farm to the grocery store and what it takes to take care of our Arizona dairy cows is a pretty cool story.

Celebrating our Families: Kerr Family Dairy


The Kerr Family Dairy in Buckeye is home to 2,300 dairy cows and 600 acres of alfalfa, sorghum, and oats.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Dairy Farmers


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director: Three years ago, we might never have imag...

Lauded as a Bipartisan Success Story, Omnibus Spending Bill Leaves Food and Fiber Safety Net at Risk


By Chelsea McGuire, Arizona Farm Bureau Government Relations Director: On May 4, Congress passed an...

Arizona Milk is Healthy, Local and Oh So Good


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication and Organization Director: You might hear some...

Dairy Farmers Endure Poor Milk Prices


Against a backdrop of plummeting farm-level milk prices and farm cash receipts for milk sales, the ...

Arizona Agriculture’s Conversation with a Farmer Geneticist


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director: Originally published in the March 20...

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Danzeisen Family


By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern and Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication D...

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...