All USDA Service Centers are open for business, including some that are open to visitors to conduct business in person by appointment only.
Ranching and recreating must work hand in hand for everyone using the lands to get along.
She might not be a generational farmer from Arizona, but she is a generational farmer from Nepal.
According to Nielsen data for the three-week period of Feb. 28 to March 21, Americans spent more than $1.4 billion on toilet paper.
He reminisces on the path of starting the Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers program and some of the biggest changes to him in agriculture over the last 80 years.
To date, under the Friends of the Farm program nearly 250,000 pounds of Arizona-grown produce has been purchased from small farmers in Cochise, Maricopa, and Pima Counties.
Over most of her Farm Bureau involvement, Carmen’s leadership focus was on behalf of women in agriculture.
When you read this article, you’ll note quite a bit has changed in the way we grow and bale hay. The hard work and the dreams stay the same.
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the College of Veterinary Medicine received 518 applications and interviewed 244 applicants to fill 110 seats.
Kimberly-Clark wants to source 90% of fiber used in its tissue products from environmentally preferred fiber sources by 2025 and working with farmers in Arizona and across the U.S. will get it closer to that goal.
And while local ag markets have had ebbs and flows, a resurgence of a broader local Arizona ag market took place in the early 1990s.
Wine can only get better as farmer entrepreneurs and scientists take a lot of the art and turn it into science.
Hanna sits on numerous boards and supports many community organizations, including Yavapai County Farm Bureau.
All hands were on deck to try to mitigate the lost outlets for milk by concentrating on new or expanded outlets including more milk to school lunch sites and more milk and dairy to the food banks.
The Arizona Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) program has a long history of creating future agriculture leaders and building friendships that last a lifetime.
Farm Credit West distributed $4,000 grants to thirty food banks throughout the regions in which they operate.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices in Arizona are currently open to phone and virtual appointments.
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs.
The refundable tax credit is equal to 50% of qualified wages paid to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021.
Non-Essential Retail Agriculture Operations have been hurting like so many small businesses.
"Our health, our security, our liberty and freedom depend on our ability to feed ourselves."
This $10 million award is part of more than $200 million in partner-driven natural resource conservation projects funded through RCPP.
As with so much else in Arizona water law, however, the ongoing stream adjudications have blurred the distinction between ground and surface water in a significant way, through the concept of subflow.
For every student dreaming of a career in veterinary medicine, the Doctor's insights here should not only inspire consideration but motivate you to jump in firmly with both feet.
The pain is being felt in all agriculture commodities in Arizona and throughout the Country.
Here’s what our Arizona farmers and ranchers are doing to ensure healthy environments for farm workers.
Arthur Pacheco probably represents one of the oldest farm family histories in Arizona.
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Food production, distribution, and sale are all defined as essential infrastructure operations, and food production, processing, cultivation, and manufacturing are defined as essential business operations.
Arizona Farm Bureau Partners with Governor’s Office to Ensure our Small Retail Farmers Can Support Arizona Food Banks with fresh, Healthy farm products.
Rain or Shine or Virus, Farms and Ranches Supply Our Food Needs.
This National Emergency Declaration addresses National emergency conditions that create a need for immediate transportation of essential supplies, equipment and persons, and provides necessary relief from the FMCSR for motor carriers and drivers engaged in the transport of essential supplies, equipment and persons.
This small, Yuma produce farm in the Mecca of America’s “Winter Lettuce Bowl of the United States” may seem a bit odd.
The system as an aquaponics closed-loop system using fish waste to fertilize the product. Right now, Merchant's Garden is the only USDA Certified Organic greenhouse system in Pima County.
For several USDA programs, eligibility requires recipients to live in a rural area.
Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, Project CENTRL, is now accepting applications for Class 29.
UArizona’s new study measured water use in terms of dollar of sales per acre-foot of water, as opposed to acre-feet of water per acre, helping us to understand just how valuable our tree-nut crop is to Arizona’s overall economy.
Consumers want more flavor and also want to know the health benefits of the variety of foods we have access to in America.
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The most popular breakfast is a hot breakfast. A topic we recently covered on Rosie on the House.
Kelli and Whit Lann are a young couple who live, work and ranch in Apache County.
This long and complicated history of the previous rule left Americans, including farmers, confused and uncertain about where federal jurisdiction ends and where state authorities begin, causing many landowners to hire teams of attorneys to tell them how to use their own land.
The Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting in which active discussion and participation are expected. Participants are evaluated on their ability to exchange ideas and information on a predetermined topic.
As we annually do, we asked Arizona's legislative leaders from each party to share their vision of the 2020 legislative year. Here’s what they said.
The USMCA vote comes just one day after the United States signed a new trade agreement with China, which promises to increase agricultural exports overseas by tens of billions of dollars.
Most root vegetables are available all year, but the peak season is fall through spring, except for beets, which are the best summer through fall.
The Arizona Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee came to the rescue of the Ronald McDonald Houses covering in an area that was right up the alley of Arizona farmers and ranchers, certainly those in the cotton industry.
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China imports $1 billion directly from Arizona and of that $49 million is Arizona agricultural goods.
Beef cattle spend most of their life grazing on grass pastures.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) today.
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The plant-based Impossible Burger is the sexy new fashion line for what was once known as the humble Veggie Burger when I was growing up.
Current major issues faced by agriculture and natural resource industries include labor shortages, water use policies, and food safety.
Your agent should take the time to explain and educate you on how this program works and to make sure it’s right for you.
Congress decided to officially set a fixed-date for the holiday because of an interesting calendar issue one year.
Old pictures of the ranch and the Altar Valley area reveal a somewhat different landscape than what the most recent generation of Kings are used to.
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Ramona Farms, established in the early 1970s, represents the convergence of modern and traditional farming.
Do you know the four questions you need to ask to determine if your Business idea is marketable?
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With the affordability of in-state tuition at Yavapai College and the available learning resources, the Southwest Wine Center easily ranks as a top choice for students wanting an education in grape growing and winemaking.
Arizona's grazing rates are low because that's what the market will sustain.
After meeting her, Hughes and I had a fascinating discussion of the relationship between the public and wild horses. And, of course, I asked her to share her insights with us.
In Arizona, we’re celebrating pumpkins on so many of our family farms. The 2017 Census of Agriculture, the USDA’s most recent, shows 241 acres grew pumpkins in our state from 114 farms.
Knowing the interesting things Howard Buffett was doing with research on the Willcox farm, I reached out to him these six years later.
Arizona Farm Bureau fully supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to repeal the irrational and unclear 2015 Waters of the US Rule.
The average car today is only used 4% of the time, meaning that most vehicles sit dormant the equivalent of 350 days per year.