Arizona Farmers and Ranchers Articles




Arizona’s Pistachio Story


Cochise County produces lots of wine grapes, pecans, and pistachios.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Tommy and Sammie Caywood


This fourth-generation farm family from Casa Grande is perhaps one of our strongest Arizona farm families advocating for the continuous education of the public about modern-day farming.

2018 Fire Season is Here! Are You Prepared?


Leaders of the Arizona Farm Bureau and the Arizona Cattle Growers’ Association recently met with representatives from Forest Service, BLM, State Land, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management to discuss the best ways to communicate with on-the-ground response teams during a fire-related incident.

Meet Arizona Agriculture’s Lyman Family


Currently, the new Gila County Farm Bureau President, Lyman also just finished her leadership as chair of Arizona Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Rancher last November

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Clyde Sharp Family


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Arizona Farm Bureau’s most recent Farmer of the Year recipi...

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 "Eggcellent" Conversation with Hickman's Family Farms' CEO


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: As a well-known new California law dealing with animal conf...

Meet Arizona Agriculture's Marguerite Tan


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Marguerite Tan grew up in the Midwest surrounded by agricul...

Arizona Agriculture Gives Tips for Safe Play Areas for Kids on the Farm


By Terisha Driggs, Maricopa County Young Farmer and Rancher chair. She recently completed her Juris...

Arizona Agriculture's Alcantara Vineyards Earns Value-Added Producer Grant


By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: The USDA awarded $25 Million to agricultural entrepreneurs ...