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Celebrating one of the Sonoran Desert's most popular visitors.

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Experts, beekeepers weigh in on local honey for seasonal allergies

Scientific research hasn’t yet proven that eating honey helps allergies.

As bird flu spreads in cows, here are 4 big questions scientists are trying to answer

Scientists say the risk to people is minimal, but open questions remain, including how widespread the outbreak is and how the virus is spreading.

Native tribes file to dismiss lawsuit threatening Grand Canyon National Monument

Conservations groups joined the tribes in filing to intervene in the case.

Invasive Plant is Causing Concern in the Sonoran Desert

South African native can flourish in Central and Southern Arizona

Gov. Hobbs says she would veto Republican water bill

Hobbs said the bill would bill would favor corporations, hurt small farmers.

Saudi company quits pumping in Butler Valley Basin, but still has other land holdings

Canceled and not renewed leases make up roughly one-third of Fondomonte's owned and leased land.

Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture teaches next generation farmers sustainable practices

With a hope to sustain farming practices in Indigenous communities, the program is training the next generation of growers through their beginning farmer apprenticeship program.

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

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The Buzz: A legislative look-ahead at water and agriculture

The new legislative session is weeks away, so we look at the state's top water user.

Arizona Thanksgiving meal cost down 28% as turkey prices decrease

Arizona consumers faced “historically high” prices for their Thanksgiving meal ingredients in 2022.

StoryCorps invites you to join "The Great Thanksgiving Listen."

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"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

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Cattle grazing is ruining the habitat of 2 endangered bird species along Arizona river, lawsuit says

The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Tucson targets seven grazing allotments spanning 15 miles along the Gila River.

Hobbs Terminates Fondomonte Lease to Protect Arizona Water

Critics of Fondomonte LLC say the company has been allowed to exploit Arizona’s water laws.

Why is alfalfa one of Arizona's biggest crops?

Three of the 5 Cs that traditionally made up Arizona's economy have to do with agriculture. So how is that industry doing as water gets scarce?

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