Category Archives: Farm Facts

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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7 Reasons why you Should Beef Up your Monday

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern We’ve all had that Monday that we thought would never end. It just kept dragging on and on. A great way to help that Monday speed along is by adding some beef to … Continue reading

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Bee Gardens: How you can Become an Active Participant in Agriculture too!

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and in ranching with her parents in Southwest Arizona In a recent buzz-worthy blog, Arizona’s Agriculture’s Honey Story is Sweet, we took time to discuss the natural ebbs and flows of honey … Continue reading

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Announcing: University of Arizona Nutrition Mediterranean Diet Conference

As part of University of Arizona’s ongoing efforts to bring prevention research and healthy living guidance to the community, the January 2015 meeting will focus specifically on how to translate the health benefits of the diet/lifestyle to the US (and the Southwest).  … Continue reading

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