Arizona

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS)

“WCAHS is a multidisciplinary center located at the University of California, Davis. One of 11 agricultural health and safety centers in the U.S established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), WCAHS has an almost 30-year history of engaging agricultural communities in the Western states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada through innovative research and outreach.

WCAHS faculty and staff conduct research on high hazard topics, including air quality, ergonomics, dairy pathogens, and heat illness. Through its robust outreach program, WCAHS reaches over 3,000 individuals annually with health and safety trainings, health fairs, and presentations.”

We specialize in:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health Services
  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers

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  • Arizona
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Nevada

University of Arizona Tribal Extension Program

Part of U of Arizona Cooperative Extension. Program areas include Financial Health training, Rangelands on Indigenous Lands and Navajo Range Plant Database, Navajo 4-H, Beef Program, and Water Issues.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

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  • Arizona

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension, an outreach arm of The University of Arizona and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), is “Improving Lives and Communities” by serving as a statewide network of knowledgeable faculty and staff that provides lifelong educational programs for all Arizonans. We are part of a nationwide educational network of scientists and educators who help people solve problems and put knowledge to use. Arizona Cooperative Extension provides a link between the university and the citizens of this state.

We specialize in:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

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  • Arizona

SARE – AZ (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Arizona)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture. AZ SARE is in the Western SARE region.

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  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support

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  • Arizona

ARIZONA NRCS STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Arizona State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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  • Arizona

Arizona State Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Farm Service agency employees can answer any question you may have on any of our programs from Farm Loans, Direct and Counter Cyclical Program, Livestock and Dairy Programs to Disaster Programs.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

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  • Arizona

FoodCorps

FoodCorps is a national service organization that seeks to reverse childhood obesity by increasing vulnerable children’s knowledge of, engagement with, and access to healthy food. The centerpiece of our work is an AmeriCorps public service program that recruits young leaders for a year of service in high-obesity, limited-resource communities.

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  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

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  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon

University of Arizona Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program: Hopi

Herd Health for Cattle Ranching; Ranching Operations; Organic Gardening; Food Processing

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  • Arizona

Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

Western SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/RegenerativeTransition & Support

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  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Western Rural Development Center

The Western Rural Development Center is one of four regional centers funded by the USDA-CSREES to strengthen the capacity of local citizens and rural communities.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming