Category Archives: Ag Facts

A History of Food Additives

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Many times in history, feeding masses with little to no money was an issue. Other times, food was abundant, but manufacturers wanted it to look better, taste better, or last longer. English … Continue reading

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Grapes Make August Great

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern August brings us “in season” grapes, and in season grapes bring us many great things! In honor of the amazing fruit being “in season” this month take a look at all these amazing … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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All About the Pork

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Pork has always been referred to as the “other white meat” but it may be surprising to know it’s actually red meat. Any animal with cloven hooves is labeled red meat. So, where … Continue reading

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The Antibiotic Marketing Scare

By Bailey Roden,  Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Are you worried about antibiotics being in your beef you purchase from the store? Well, I’m here to put that issue to rest. Many people all over the world have been falling for … Continue reading

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