The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday it could appoint “socially disadvantaged” farmers in six Arizona counties where the elected county committees may be lacking in representation by women and minorities.Read More »
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A federal agency is backing a request from Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a drought disaster that will help ranchers and farmers.Read More »
If ever I needed to channel Paul Harvey, now is the time. Since SB1070, I don’t think I have ever witnessed more false statements, misunderstandings and outright lies than I have with the school lunch opt-out bill. So with great respect for a radio legend, here is the rest of the story.Read More »
Arizona is set to get $5.2 million in disaster aid from the Department of Agriculture.Read More »
Keeping rural arizona ‘Afloat’: USDA development program provided $750 million to bolster outlying areas
The three most prevalent words in politics these days are jobs, jobs, jobs.
On one hand, incumbents are doing and saying what they think they should in order to hang onto their jobs, and challengers are scurrying about trying to figure out ways to snatch those jobs for their very own.
But the jobs that really matter are the ones that constituents still have, are in danger of losing, have lost or are applying for.
Arizona's San Carlos Apache Reservation has been designated as a primary natural disaster due to losses caused by drought, high winds, excessive heat and wildfires this year.Read More »
Higher fuel prices, crop damage and a global grain shortage all mean higher food prices are ahead.Read More »
A community college and American Indian tribe in northern Arizona will benefit from federal funds to expand opportunities for distance learning and broadband access.Read More »
With First Lady Michell Obama’s inclusion of the HealthierUS School Challenge into her Let’s Move campaign against childhood obesity, interest in the program has led many Arizona schools to pursue it.Read More »
I was shocked to hear that lion burgers are being served at a restaurant in Arizona. I was even more upset to hear that this isn’t something new or out of the ordinary.Read More »