Category Archives: Arizona

Arizona Lemons, Worthy of a “Pucker Up!”

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   The 2017/18 crop results for Arizona lemons are in: Production this season is slightly down from last year, but much better than our 2012 lemon harvest. Arizona citrus farmers harvested 1.30 … Continue reading

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Arizona Pork is Yummy

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director In 2016, Arizona hogs brought in $47.5 million in cash receipts to our state, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Agriculture Statistical Services (USDA-NASS). While pork is one of … Continue reading

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We Should Be Bullish about Barley

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director This year, Arizona farmers intend to plant 11,000 acres of barley, lowest acreage since 1928 when only 8,000 acres were planted, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics … Continue reading

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What Types of Foods are Good for You?

By Noor Nouaillati, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Have you ever wondered what types of foods are good for you? If what you were consuming had any nutritional benefit? We consume different foods every day, but have you ever sat down … Continue reading

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Carrots Are Marching into Season!

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s finally March and spring is quickly approaching. A lot of wonderful produce has come into season this month but one, in particular, is carrots. The tasty orange treat is filling the plates … Continue reading

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