2011-2012 ASFMRA Arizona Chapter Officers are from left: President Shawn Wood (Headquarters West LTD); Vice-President Tom Van Hofwegen (Farm Credit Services Southwest); Treasurer Steve Pendleton (Southwest Ag Services); and Secretary Barry Weissenborn (Headquarters West).
Farmland values and rents for winter vegetable ground in Yuma County, Ariz. and Imperial County, Calif. are headed higher.
Higher commodity prices continue to secure acreage for wheat (pictured), cotton, and other crops.
The 2012 financial outlook for the Arizona dairy industry is “profitable but cautious,” says Tom Van Hofwegen of Farm Credit Services Southwest.
Western Farm Press