Arizona Farming Articles
Arizona Farm Bureau: In the Beginning …
4/13/2021 10:24:47 AM
By the time the national organization, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), was organized in March 1919, “Farm Bureaus” throughout the country had been around in various ways for several years driven by a “grass roots’ model that meant efforts started at the local level.
Unveiling the Next Century at UA’s Learning Lab
4/12/2021 10:04:00 AM
University of Arizona Vice President of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences, and Cooperative Extension Shane Burgess knows generations of students and faculty consider the 185-acre research facility as a second home, just as important to their UA experience as any classroom or laboratory on the main campus three miles to the south.
Virtual Tours Bring Agriculture into the Classroom
3/23/2021 7:27:24 PM
Recognizing that many students would be missing out on these memorable educational experiences, several of our Farm Bureau members have come to the rescue and allowed students to travel with them to their farms and ranches, virtually.
Arizona Farm Bureau President Testifies on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change in Senate Hearing
3/15/2021 12:45:00 PM
Smallhouse and the other testimonies stressed how farmers, ranchers and forest owners are both on the frontlines of climate impacts and offer innovative, natural solutions through increased carbon sequestration in trees and soils and reduced GHG emissions.