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When people think Arizona, usually they imagine it as one big, hot, dusty, barren desert. Most people are surprised to learn that agriculture provides $17.1 billion to Arizona’s economy. One little-known area of agriculture is called “agritourism.” Agritourism is any … Continue reading
An approach to agricultural labor reform that focuses solely on immigration enforcement would raise food prices over five years by an additional 5 to 6 percent and would cut the nation’s food and fiber production by as much as a … Continue reading
Advice from the Old Farmer’s Almanac: “To clean a marble, use a solution of 3 tablespoons baking soda and one quart water.” The question I ask myself is: “Why would you want to clean a marble?”
The drought of 2012 is the most serious to impact U.S. agriculture since 1988. The illustrations help show the resiliency of the US agriculture sector and how it is better positioned today to endure this natural disaster.
“It will not be doubted that with reference either to individual or national welfare, AGRICULTURE is of primary importance.” -President George Washington