If you see a huge plume of smoke south of the Valley, it’s a huge hay fire burning in the area of Riggs Road between Interstate 10 and Sun Lakes to the east. Via azfamily.com The smelly smoke was blowing into Ahwatukee. The Gila River Fire Department is on the scene, but based on video from the Penguin Air & Plumbing News Chopper, the fire did not appear to be
Agriculture & Farming
Via tucsonsentinel.com Mexican music blares over the speakers of greenhouse located in Sonora, an hour drive south of the border, where workers tend to 60,000 tomato plants with bunches of fruit just turning scarlet. The destination after harvest: grocery stores across the United States. Francisco Landell, the general manager of the greenhouse operation, said Sonora’s climate is ideal for growing tomatoes and other produce. “Right here you can see we
(MEREDITH/ Tucson News Now) – Residents of 15 states who bought milk in the past 14 years are eligible to get a little money back. The lawsuit accused milk producers of price-fixing. Instead of taking the case to court, the producers settled the case for $52 million. To be part of the settlement, you have to live in one of the 15 states and have bought a milk product (milk, half and
Women are moving up the ranks in Arizona’s farming operations. These days more women nationwide are identifying as a primary operator. That change is making an impact on how the industry does business. Source: Women Move Up The Ranks Of Arizona’s Agriculture Industry | KJZZ Sunny skies and cool fall temperatures. The perfect combination for farmer Janna Anderson to begin planting a few acres of wheat for a summer harvest.
The Arizona Farm Bureau found that this year’s holiday meal is about $1.50 less than last year’s. Makes you wonder how McDonald’s can charge $7 for a pre-super-sized Big Mac mean… Source: Thanksgiving dinner in Arizona costs $46.27 – Phoenix Business Journal
With legalization efforts poppinge up around the country, it might seem like recreational marijuana is certainly on its way to being a national norm. However, current medical and recreational marijuana policies only exist by the grace of the federal government. With legalization efforts poppinge up around the country, it might seem like recreational marijuana is certainly on its way to being a national norm. However, current medical and recreational marijuana