Empire Agriculture News

Enjoy the latest articles from ACRES, Empire’s free quarterly publication for the Southwestern AG community. We cover the latest farming/harvesting equipment, technology, seasonal news and tips, local farmers, growers and dairies, and a whole lot more!

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Introducing the World’s First 500+ HP Fixed-Frame Tractor

The Challenger 1000 Series is a new class of tractor delivering more power to the ground, more efficiently, more intuitively and intelligently than ever before.

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Tim’s View From Here

As triple digits make their exit, fall has finally blanketed itself on the Southwest with cool nights and mild days. Simply stated, the weather is now fabulous. And because of this great regional weather, agriculture flourishes in the mildness of our winters.

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The Smarter, More Powerful Way to Better Hay

With over 65 years of experience, Hesston by Massey Ferguson is known for its commitment to creating innovative products that produce one thing: quality hay. This year Hesston is introducing two self-propelled windrowers.

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Duncan Family Farms’ Roots Run Deep

Arnott Duncan is a 4th generation Arizona farmer who left his family’s farm in 1985 and began growing a few hundred acres of conventionally-grown row crops. As the farming business has evolved, Duncan Family Farms have tried to blend the best of traditional farming with the latest in agricultural technology, innovation and traceability.

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Arizona is Facing a Shortage of Agriculture Teachers

For several years, Arizona has faced a shortage of agriculture teachers which has officials concerned about its lingering impact on the agriculture industry.

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Empire Agriculture has been part of the southwestern agriculture community since 1950.

As an Arizona-based, family owned company, we have a unique understanding of the critical role that growers play in our communities and economies.  We salute your dedication to our industry, and are committed to providing the machines, technologies and resources you need to succeed in every season.

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