Elections And Politics Articles




Farmer with Long-time Roots in Congressional District 1 Gets Arizona Farm Bureau’s AgPAC Endorsement


“Tiffany Shedd is a true Arizonan, true westerner, and true agriculturalist,” said AgPAC Chairwoman Sherry Saylor.

An Ounce of Support and Then Some


As Arizona Farm Bureau members, you’re in a unique position to understand just how important elections can be.

Why Grassroots Involvement is a Real Game Changer


It only took one unpleasant experience speaking with individuals at a casual dinner party to realize I needed to make a change in the way I approached socially- and emotionally-charged topics related to agriculture.

Legislative Leaders Establish Their 2018 Priorities


Four of our legislative leaders discuss their priorities as they see them for the current legislative session that's now in full swing.

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.

House Bill 2305 Election Reform


There is considerable discussion in the media of the election reform bill (House Bill 2305) signed into law by the Governor.

Legislative Session: Not Quite Over Yet


The 100th day of the regular session has come and gone, yet the Arizona state legislators continue to meet, albeit three days out of the week - granted by the time this article goes to publication the session may be done.

Show Up!


I try not to be surprised, but I am always bothered a bit that agriculture is one of those industries where everyone else thinks they can tell us what our cultural and industry practices should be.

2013 Ag Fest: The Great Arizona Meet Up!


This year’s Arizona Farm Bureau Legislative Agricultural Festival (Ag Fest) in January at the Arizona Department of Agriculture drew 55 Arizona Legislators.

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.