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Arizona Experience Store

 Ranching & Agriculture

What makes Arizona agriculture unique? After cattle, cotton, and citrus, discover our cornucopia of products—from lettuce to pecans to sour cream.

Arizona Wine Country

Surprise! Some of Arizona’s wine growing regions resemble those in France and Argentina. Our wineries are bottling up exciting new takes on this ancient beverage.

Sheep Herding in Arizona

Sheepherding was once an important part of Arizona’s ranching economy. Despite development, Arizona’s stalwart sheep ranchers continue to drive sheep along traditional routes.

Desert Dairy

Meet dairy farmers across the state and discover how dairy cows stay cool during our extreme summer heat to keep producing Arizona’s highest grossing agricultural products.

University of Arizona Algae Energy
Could Arizona become a hub for algae farms to produce biofuels?

Could Arizona become a hub for algae farms to produce biofuels?

An Arizona Cotton Harvest

How is cotton harvested and stored? Cotton grower Tiffany Shedd walks Sonoran Living Live through the process.

Arizona Ranching Families
Arizona ranchers talk about their cattle, their community, and their responsibilities as land stewards.

Arizona ranchers talk about their cattle, their community, and their responsibilities as land stewards.

Native plants offer commercial possibilities to Arizona farmers. Guayule is a promising source...

Experimental farms are growing algae and sweet sorghum—two crops that can help solve the energy...

From lettuce and spinach to dates, wheat, and watermelons, Yuma County puts produce on the world...

One of only four states capable of growing citrus commercially, Arizona is the nation’s second...

Pima cotton is one of the world’s best cottons. Created in 1910 on a farm in the Gila River...

Acreage has shrunk, but cotton yields are high thanks to new technology, streamlined irrigation...

Explore ranching’s 300 year history and learn how the families who raise Arizona beef on our 3,...