Arizona's agricultural production is evenly distributed between crops and livestock. Approximately 47% of Arizona's agricultural production is in livestock. The remaining 53% is in crops. Arizona's top five agricultural products are cattle and calves, lettuce, dairy products, cotton, and hay. Viticulture is a growing industry in AZ. Arizona’s winemaking regions continue to see robust growth with over 110 vineyards and our wine is being recognition at both the local and national level. Higher educational needs are met by three major universities in Arizona including the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University and many junior colleges.
Hunting abounds in Arizona, offering elk, whitetail, bighorn sheep, javelina, and antelope, to name a few. We also have a healthy tourism sector attributable to their mild weather, rich history, wide open spaces, and a variety of area attractions.
With a wide range of elevation from lower deserts to upper mountains, Arizona is the ultimate adventure destinations with bragging rights to the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Kartchner Caverns State Park, historic Tombstone, White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns, and the rich artist districts of Sedona and Santa Fe. The diverse terrain and stunning backdrops of both Arizona have been featured in hundreds of films including “Oklahoma,” “Tin Cup”, “The Lone Ranger” and “Young Guns,”.
Arizona's pleasant climate have long been one of their major attractions. Their lower Sonoran zones offer some of the best grazing and irrigated farmland in the state. Higher elevations experience abundant rainfall and plenty of sunshine.
Where else can you spend a full day skiing in the mountains then, in just a few hours, end the day in the warmth of the lower lying desert?