Elections And Politics Articles




Candidates in Contested Primaries Share Their Plans for Arizona Agriculture


This summer, Arizona Farm Bureau gathered comments from candidates in key primary races through its 2018 Primary Election Candidate Questionnaire. The agriculture-focused questions were designed to give members an overview of the agriculture-related positions held by primary candidates in competitive races.

Meet Arizona’s Farm and Ranch Country Candidates


The four candidates we are about to profile here -- Tiffany Shedd, Sine Kerr, Tim Dunn and David Cook -- have a unique but common story: they are all currently in and from agriculture.

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.