Category Archives: Farm Facts

A Day at The Farm: Pick Your Own Produce Around Arizona

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of my fondest childhood memories was heading up to Dewey, Arizona and adventuring through the Mortimer Farm pumpkin patch every October. Since then I’ve shared that tradition with my own family. Every … 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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16 Arizona Dairy Facts You Need to Know

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   Our Arizona dairy milk is one of the freshest, most local products you can purchase daily. In my role with the Arizona Farm Bureau, I’m regularly asked how to “buy local.” … 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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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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