agriculture

Water

100 years after compact, Colorado River nearing crisis point – Associated Press

In this photo provided by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover presides over the signing of the Colorado River Compact in Santa Fe, N.M., on Nov. 24, 1922 [AP EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a collaborative series on the Colorado River as the 100th anniversary of the historic Colorado River Compact

Opinion

Opinion: Family Farms Are the Bedrock of American Agriculture – Inside Sources

Rising feed, fertilizer, fuel costs and global pressures have put the American farmer at a crossroads. The large, multinational agribusiness conglomerates who have come to dominate our nation’s food chain would like nothing more for regular Americans to think that their mass-produced meats are the only options available. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Small and

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

New Director Takes the Helm of U of Arizona Yavapai County Cooperative Extension

The University of Arizona, Yavapai County Cooperative Extension welcomes Matt Halldorson as the new County Extension Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Agent as of July 25, 2022. Matt replaces Jeff Schalau, who retired in July 2021. As Extension Director, Matt supports 4-H Youth Development, STEM, Family Consumer and Health Sciences (Food Safety, Child

Education

Yavapai College Chino Valley Campus Open House Saturday, June 12

Members of the public are invited to attend the Yavapai College Chino Valley Open House on Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to noon. The campus is located at 2275 Old Home Manor Drive in Chino Valley. Attendees may tour facilities, seek assistance with registration, financial aid, and academic advising; and learn about the various

Politics

Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight

Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden “stay out of my kitchen.” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted out a headline warning Biden was getting “Up in your grill.” The news was wrong — Biden is planning no

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