Category Archives: Arizona farmers and ranchers

7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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Get Your Hot Healthy On With Chilies

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Arizona can claim to be one of the best places to breed hybrid chili plants. Rumor has it that one of our Arizona Chili farmers (see video) produces the chili seed that has made … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Dairy Cows

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Dear Dairy Cows, It’s Dairy Month, and I’d like to recognize you! I’ve lived in Arizona my whole life, and I’ve been fascinated by you and your dairy homes since the first time … Continue reading

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Arizona Farmers get more Crop per Drop

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern  Water is important to farmers and ranchers across the globe, it grows their crops and waters their livestock, after all. Here in the desert state of Arizona, it can be an even more … Continue reading

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Farming Family Holiday Traditions

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever noticed that as Christmas dinner starts, so do the stories? Mom talks about work and how her coworker Shannon is annoying, but they’re going to lunch next Thursday; Dad talks … Continue reading

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