According to cotton historian Stephen Yafa, “cotton was domesticated simultaneously in India and Peru some 5,500 years ago.” Cotton, and cloth made from it, gradually moved west to Europe and north to Mexico and beyond, so when Christopher Columbus arrived in the Bahama Islands in 1492, he f…
Ronald Rayner has been fascinated with water since he was a boy on his father’s farm in Goodyear. Now a partner on the family farm, A Tumbling-T Ranches, he has found a way to conserve water and double production since 1980.
Do you know Arizona’s traditional five C’s? I’m talking about the most important elements of Arizona’s economy during the state’s development from a U.S. territory through statehood and well into the 20th century.
International business thrives in Marana
WASHINGTON - The Department of Agriculture has pledged to support the cotton industry as it faces massive contract defaults that threaten the growth of exports from the United States, the world's biggest shipper.
An 84-year-old cotton gin in Buckeye that's a symbol of the town's farming heritage is slated for demolition.
Online shopping site of the week: Blue Canoe (www.blue
The UA Concert Jazz Ensemble is adding "A Little More Soul" to
its season-opening concert on Wednesday.
The New Christy Minstrels are pulling double duty at the Desert-
View Performing Arts Center in SaddleBrooke today.
Vintage-inspired aprons should come with a warning label: This
garment increases the risk of cooking, baking and other exploits of
YUMA — The water in the Colorado River could fill the needs of
all the homes and offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and much of
Southern California, but much of it irrigates vast fields of wheat,
alfalfa, cotton and vegetables.
Prop. 200 figures purely arbitrary
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted.
Occupations are stated when available.
Ten teachers at Walker receive $100 gift
That's not snow you see in the fields along the roadways — the
cotton harvest is in full swing in Southern Arizona and across the