Category Archives: Legislation
New law will make it easier for farmers to donate their crops to charity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last week, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that aims to increase fresh produce donations directly from farmers to food … Continue reading
As they have done for the past decade and a half, farmer and rancher members of Arizona Farm Bureau will reach out to Arizona families in their communities during Food Check-Out Week (Feb. 19-25 this year). The official theme of the week is “Stretching Your Grocery Dollar With Healthy, Nutritious Food.” The theme reflects the continuing reality that many Americans are feeling an economic squeeze and as a result, prepare more meals at home.
The Arizona Farm Bureau will be hosting the 2011 Campaign Management Seminar, scheduled for October 17th and 18th in Gilbert, Arizona.
Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who testified today before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
Focus on agriculture – Most of the programs in the farm bill will expire next year and the debate over a new farm bill has begun.
Spending cuts will be needed. Congress must bring down the federal debt.