This meeting is open to everyone who is interested in the Colorado River!
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This meeting provided growers with information about how they can reduce their water use and provide details about a grant that they are eligible for.
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Ehtan Orr Ph.D. Associate Director ANR and Economic Development, provided a detailed overview of this important program! Thank you to Representative Tim Dunn of District 13 for all of his efforts in making this program a success! Saving water in Arizona!
We appreciate Maricopa Water District and Glen Vortherms, General Manager and ABWC Treasurer who helped to facilitate this meeting and allow the use of their Lake Pleasant facility!
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ABWC Treasurer and General Manager of Maricopa Water District, Glen Vortherms provided a full tour of Lake Pleasant and explained how important water is to our growers and Arizona! Ending the evening with a Dinner at Dillon's BBQ!
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Arizona Ag Producers & Suppliers Luncheon at the Capitol!
Promoting Arizona Agriculture and the protection of water used by our agricultural growers and ranchers!
The Family Farm Alliance is a Non-Profit, Grass Roots Association. Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona Members are active participants, serving on the board and advisory committees of this national association.
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"Water is the lifeblood of Arizona and the West", ABWC President, Tom Davis.
A unique collaboration of the Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona, Arizona State University Morrison School of Agribusiness & the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The WMCP curriculum is designed by distinguished practitioners of water resources and power management. The instructors have decades of experience and are among the most knowledgeable and recognized leaders in the field.
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The Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona (ABWC) is a not for profit trade association, whose membership represents the entire agricultural community from "ditch bank to dinner plate", in Arizona. ABWC was established in 1978 to respond to proposed water legislation and to serve as the state's reclamation representative to the National Water Resources Association. It's members are comprised of growers, ranchers, suppliers of equipment, seed, chemicals and services, attorney groups, agricultural processors, financiers of agribusiness enterprises, commodity groups, trade associations, electrical, irrigation and drainage districts, and major state universities.
ABWC hosts an annual business meeting featuring local experts, vendors and an opportunity to actively promote water quality, conservation, rights and management. Save the Date of Friday, September 15th for the upcoming 2023 Conference!
Arizona Agriculture Producer & Suppliers bring Arizona Grown Produce, Eggs, Pasta, Milk and more to the Capitol. ABWC spends the day networking with our elected officials and communicating the importance of water and agriculture to Arizona.
ABWC participates in the Arizona Governor’s Water Augmentation Council works to develop long-term water augmentation strategies, additional water conservation opportunities, funding and infrastructure needs to help secure water supplies for Arizona’s future. Visit the GWAICC website calendar for meeting times.
ABWC Members and Board of Directors participate in CRUWA. The Colorado River Water Users Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization providing a forum for exchanging ideas and perspectives on Colorado River use and management with the intent of developing and advocating common objectives, initiatives and solutions.
Irrigation & Electrical Districts Association (IEDA)
IEDA's members are engaged in the management of water and power facilities and the delivery of water and power in Arizona. Responsible for the delivery of most of AZ entitlement of water from the Colorado River and much of the water that is otherwise available in Arizona. The membership includes special districts, municipalities, an Indian utility authority, and the managers of a federal water project.
Executive Director, Chris Udall serves as a Member on the Arizona FFA Foundation Board of Trustees.
January 17, 2023 ABWC and Yuma County Agriculture Water Coalition enjoy the 16th Annual "Steak & Chuck" Dinner.
Tuesday, June 30th ABWC President Tom Davis and Arizona Ag Commodity organization representatives, met with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss labor issues facing Arizona farmers.
We appreciate our Irrigation & Electrial District partners.
We appreciate our business partners
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