Like so many of our farm and ranch families in Arizona, they have a story to tell they didn’t realize needed telling.
There are many reasons this election holds so much weight.
Today’s webinar, hosted by Arizona Farm Bureau Federation, Local First Arizona and Squire Patton Boggs, allowed participants to peer into the food supply chain from a very unique and important perspective: dairy, food banks and our schools.
Annually for the past few years we’ve been sharing your ACEs: Advocacy, Communication and Education.
Hives often need to be moved to benefit the bees, and they can be over 200 pounds!
Talented people working up and down the supply chain found creative solutions to keep meat -and other consumer goods - available to consumers when panic buying hit its peak in the early days of the pandemic.
USDA has made its final amendment to the first round of CFAP payments.
The 2020 Arizona agriculture wine grape harvest is kicking into high gear with some wine grapes already harvested.
In these times of the pandemic and economic challenges, it is comforting to remember and recite the Serenity Prayer.
While we didn’t need another thing to be alarmed by in 2020, the idea of an unknown, invasive, possibly noxious species being sent to American households certainly gives us one.
Arizona’s Farmers and ranchers depend on broadband just as they do highways and railways to ship food and fiber across the country and around the world.
Whether you’re mailing in your ballot or have plans to visit your polling place, we know you probably have questions about the important races in your district.
This agreement will set the stage for future trade agreements.
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.
Zoom and Panopto have viewer statistics and attendance data the online providers can review after the course.
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.
FSA Program Deadline
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.