Arizona Family Farms Articles




Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Molovinsky Family


On his love of agriculture: "I love the trial and error, and then being able to literally see and taste the fruits of your labor."

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Hunt/Randall and Gorton/Vesci Families


This profile shows the nexus between the beginner farmer and our historical agrarian roots so early in Arizona’s history can have a clearly defined story, legacy, and future.

Arizona Agriculture's Faces of Farming and Ranching


Here are some of Arizona farming's farmers and ranchers. From all backgrounds, starting points, and destinations.

Farming is a Family Affair: The Rogers Family


99% of our farms and ranches are family owned and operated. Here, you'll meet the Rogers Family from Arizona.

Unmasking the Face of Corporate Farming


It takes a lot of produce, chickens, and cows, and pigs to feed you and me. So, we've built bigger barns.

Arizona is Good at Growing Melons


Because of our 300-plus days of super sunshine in Arizona, cantaloupe and honeydew melons can be harvested in the spring and fall.

Farm Bill Vote Disappoints Farmers


Democrats were expected to vote against final passage of the bill and it was anticipated that Freedom Caucus members were not completely on board, however, the outcome came as quite a disappointment to many.

Proposed IRS Rule Could Help Spur on the Decline of the American Family Farm


By Arizona Farm Bureau Government Relations Manager Anna Kennedy Otto: The Arizona Farm Bureau is c...

New Ag Census has Focus on Family Farms, Arizona Ag Always Did


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricu...

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Alcaida Family


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: The rich agriculture heritage of this farm and ranching fam...