ADWR completes Kingman area ‘basin sweep’
A team of Arizona Department of Water Resources field researchers recently completed a two-month-long “basin sweep” in the northwestern part of the state, intensively evaluating the underground water levels in the Northwest Basins Planning Area that surrounds the city of Kingman.
Republicans move to make it more challenging for citizens to make own laws
Republican legislators are moving to throw another roadblock in the path of people to make their own laws.
Water needed to farm in desert, ensure residents’ health, safety
Farming in the desert ensures the health, safety, and well-being of each and every person who relies on an affordable, abundant food supply.
Ask the right water question
There are thankful ranchers across Arizona, myself included, after an extraordinary monsoon season that filled our scorched dirt tanks with water and re-seeded our rangelands with knee-high green grass. But well below the surface, and just up-stream, the drought persists.
Drought plan implementation must emphasize sustainability
I recommend that the Water Augmentation Council comprise a broad and diverse representation of all stakeholders, including agricultural and climate scientists, public health professionals, and concerned citizens representing our state’s mainstream population, including parents, teachers, community leaders and – yes – our children.
Beef prices buoyed by cutthroat competition in meat market
If the Fourth of July just isn't a holiday without a burger on the grill, you're in luck.
Runaway spending: ‘Dark money’ groups facing regulatory scrutiny
The amount of campaign cash that’s been spent by third party groups that don’t have to disclose their donors and have no spending limits — so called “dark money” — has reached an all-time high in 2014.
Arizona food prices inch up, led by spike in meat costs
If you want red meat in your diet, be prepared to pay more. The latest survey done by the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation shows the cost of a typical market basket of items hit $52.64 in the quarter just ended. That’s up just slightly from the prior quarter.