Arizona Farm Bureau Federation

groundwater, Northwest Basins Planning Area, Arizona Department of Water Resources
May 19, 2023

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.  

ballots, Mesnard, citizens, Senate Government Committee, constitutional provisions, voters, Republicans, GOP, Senate,
Feb 2, 2023

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.

drought, Yuma, farming, alfalfa, Colorado River, water cuts
Sep 20, 2022

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.

Sep 23, 2021

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.

Feb 15, 2019

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.

Jun 19, 2017

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.

Aug 25, 2014

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.

Jul 1, 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.