Monthly Archives: December 2010

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate Citrus Fruits

While an apple a day may keep the doctor away, citrus fruits have long been known as a tasty and nutritious part of a daily diet. Citrus fruits are a rich source of vitamin, minerals and fiber and they also contain phytochemicals which have been shown to reduce the risk of many chronic diseases.

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Celebrate the Fruitcake!

Did you hear the recent joke about fruitcake? It seems that many airlines are banning travelers from bringing fruitcake as a carry-on because the cake is so dense, it could be used to hide a weapon!

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Christmas Traditions on the Farm VI: The Christmas We Dressed the Chickens

My aunt and uncle moved from an Iowa farm to a farm in Missouri to raise chickens in the 1950s.

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Special Event: 63rd Arizona National Livestock Show

The 63rd Arizona National Livestock Show runs December 28 through January 1 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds

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Christmas Tree Farmers: A Giving Lot

Of all the traditions and symbols of Christmas, nothing is more enduring than the Christmas tree.

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