The Five Cs of Arizona: Cattle

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. As part of the southwest, Arizona was part of the great cattle trade that swept the American west before the turn of the century. Cattle, much like copper, helped to shape Arizona’s early economy and continues to […]

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The Five Cs of Arizona: Citrus

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. It starts every year around spring: Inexplicably, in your workplace or while meeting with friends, a large bag of fruit will appear on the table before you. Everyone who has a tree that bears fruit will begin […]

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The Five Cs of Arizona: Cotton

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. Cotton, for most of us in the United States, is a Southern crop. It harkens back to the causes of the Civil War, grand plantations, and light, breezy shirts that are a joy to wear in the […]

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The Five Cs of Arizona: Climate

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. Feb 17th was the earliest Arizona hit 90 degrees in recorded history. The weather can change swiftly and unforgivingly. This weekend and into the coming week there is an excessive heat advisory that could potentially ground airlines, […]

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