AZ Agriculture Needs Water, You Need AZ Agriculture
Arizona agriculture uses 70% of our water but 100% of Arizonans eat the food grown and raised by that water. As Arizona grows, a shift will take place from agriculture to development. But we’ll always need water to grow healthy, local Arizona food.
Arizona’s Grocery Market: One of the Most Competitive
Arizona has the most competitive grocery market in the U.S. Good for us and our pocketbooks since Arizona also grows or raises every basic food item you find in our local grocery stores: Dairy, eggs, beef, pork, fresh fruits, and vegetables!
New Year’s Focus: Healthy Eating!
Happy New Year. Start the year out with a healthy focus by eating more Arizona pecans. Pecans are ranked number one among the family of nuts for naturally occurring antioxidants, considered valuable in disease prevention.
Arizona’s Ranchers are 5th and 6th Generation Ranch Families
The U.S. supplies 25% of the world’s beef with 10% of the world’s cattle. Arizona’s ranchers are 5th– and 6th-generation ranch families, like mine. Put some steaks on the grill this weekend.
Arizona Grows World-Renowned Wheat!
Arizona farms grow world-renowned wheat loved by international markets – Desert Durum! Italy loves our Desert Durum for pasta! If you sit down to a pasta dinner tonight, it’s probably from Arizona-grown wheat. Add some Arizona wine!