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Farming Operations

ACI is your perfect partner to augment your workforce

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An essential part of the state’s farming industry

Arizona agriculture exports vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds, wheat, hay, cotton, eggs, beef and milk to 70 countries and across the U.S. Today, agriculture in Arizona contributes more than $23.3 billion to the state’s economy. ACI inmate workforces are part of the history of Arizona agriculture, learning skills from heavy equipment operators, tractor mechanics, welding, general maintenance, state of the art robotics packaging and sorting, warehouse/inventory analyst.

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Case studies

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DuBrook Dairy, Casa Grande, AZ

Challenge: Like many family farms in Arizona, Du Brook Dairy management have a difficult time retaining dependable work crews at their dairy outside Casa Grande.

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Fiesta Canning, McNeal, AZ

Challenge: This small, food processing plant in southeastern Arizona needs to be able to increase and decrease the size of their work crews in relation to harvesting seasons. When the pepper crops come in they need to quickly get them packaged and sent to markets across Arizona.

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Hickman’s Family Farms, Buckeye, AZ

In 1995 as brothers Glenn and Billy Hickman put together plans to dramatically expand their business. They knew that they would need a growing, reliable workforce to realize their vision. “But it was very difficult to keep folks around long enough to really learn the business,” Operations VP Billy Hickman explained.