Whether on The Ranch or at The Legislature, the Work is Never Done!
Your Arizona Farm Bureau has been hard at work on several issues which impact your bottom line.
Webinar Wednesday Kickoff: All About Livestock Issues
The first of our Webinar Wednesday series is designed not only to give our members helpful information about pressing issues in the livestock industry but also to help our delegates prepare for what’s sure to be a lively discussion on the delegate floor.
UArizona College of Veterinary Medicine Admits First Class
the College of Veterinary Medicine received 518 applications and interviewed 244 applicants to fill 110 seats.
Top 6 Strategies to Avoiding Activist Disruptions at Livestock Shows
Protestors have disrupted everything from the Royal Winter Fair and World Dairy Expo to county fairs and junior livestock shows.
A Horse is a Horse, Of Course! The Video
Arizona has a horse industry in the multi-millions. Between pleasure riding and competitions, plus working horses on our ranches, our state's horses are a breed apart!
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.
When Activists Storm the Farm: Your Rights
Is there something happening that might serve as a catalyst for people to jump on the activist bandwagon? Be on the lookout for wide-reaching media that may encourage additional protests or events.
Arizona Agriculture: An Often Ignored Success Story (1)
One of the greatest resources of this country is our inspiration – an idea every time you turn around.
A Spark of Optimism for Ag Labor Reform
Farmers and ranchers need a reliable workforce to produce food for America, and accept that most of the workers they need come from other nations. It has been a long time coming, but U.S. lawmakers are increasingly recognizing this as well.
The Return of Tough Times in the Dairy Industry!
A year ago Arizona Agriculture interviewed Paul Rovey, owner of Arizona’s Rovey Dairy, chair of Dairy Management, Inc. and President of United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA). “The contrast from 2009 to today is night and day,” Rovey said back then. “2009 was painful, 2010 was our climb out year and 2011 should reflect gains.” He was correct. The 2011 numbers show gains; however, 2012 numbers won’t be revealed until this coming fall. But even without new numbers Arizona Dairy farmers know too well that the overall industry is hurting again. So recently Arizona Agriculture reconnected with Rovey to understand the current situation.