Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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We Need to Have a Heart to Heart about Dairy

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Something has happened in the last 20 years, and fast-fading fad diets have become a societal norm. To get healthy or lose weight no one seems to think that eating healthy and exercising … Continue reading

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So, How’d Farm Bureau Become the Friendly Food Price Checker?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director Years ago, Arizona Farm Bureau merged with Farm Bureaus across the United States to join forces and help aggregate national food prices through quarterly reports. And, since we were checking food prices … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Dairy Cows

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Dear Dairy Cows, It’s Dairy Month, and I’d like to recognize you! I’ve lived in Arizona my whole life, and I’ve been fascinated by you and your dairy homes since the first time … Continue reading

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$145,000 Up for Grabs: Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 30, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in … Continue reading

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