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On December 2, 2010, ASU West Campus is hosting a panel of agriculturalists for their “Think” Thursdays in Kiva series. Beginning at 6:00 pm, this presentation is an introduction to some of our Arizona farmers and ranchers involved in food production, food sustainability and food advances in our state.
Wheat is one of the world’s oldest and most important crops grown and Arizona is a big player in the wheat field! A report recently released by British scientists decoded the genetic sequence of wheat – a development they hope … Continue reading
This should give one pause to stop and look at recent purchases of all types made by a typical American family to find what exactly is “Made in the USA.”
Through the use of litigation, various environmental groups in Arizona are hampering government land management agencies’ ability to fulfill their mission. Arizona Farm Bureau members, many of whom depend upon leasing federal lands for their livelihood, are taking action.
Where some farmers may be struggling finding buyers for their crops, others are finding opportunity in untapped niches.