Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

How Climate Change is Affecting Our Farmers – The Lessons

  Over the past few weeks, we have been talking about how climate change is expected to affect our farmers based on our current understanding of what the future climate across the country will be.  We started by looking at … Continue reading

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How Climate Change is Affecting Our Farmers – The Challenges

The success of farms and ranches has always been impacted by the whims of the weather.  Variability from year to year in rainfall and temperature can significantly impact how much of each crop farms can produce which has a direct … Continue reading

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The Faces of Arizona Agriculture: Cochise County Farmer & Rancher Stephen Klump

The Faces of Arizona Agriculture:  Cochise County Farmer and Rancher Stephen Klump Husband, father of 4, lives in Willcox Stephen is a 4th-generation farmer & Rancher; also owner of Mascot Homes & Construction, Willcox Rock & Sand Currently Cochise County Farm … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of GMO and Biotech Crops

There is a lot of information in the media these days that paints a negative picture of GMO crops.  But before you jump on board with the anti-GMO groups, it is important to get the whole story.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Play Your Part in Writing the Story of American Agriculture

If you think back over the past 100 years, the world we live in today is a completely different one than the one our grandparents and great-grandparents grew up in.  From the availability of electricity to the Internet to space … Continue reading

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