Tag Archives: Arizona

What to do when you get Sick at Random

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Recently I got unexpectedly sick. I went on vacation and woke up not feeling very well the day after I got back. I told myself that traveling had taken a toll on my … Continue reading

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Do Honey Bees Need Pesticides, or More Specifically, Miticides?

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family Miticides, as the name implies, is an agent used to control mites. If you read my last article concerning honey bees and their unwelcome parasitic friend, … Continue reading

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Let Fill Your Plate Fill Your Plate

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  I have a question for you.   Are you interested in buying ‘real food’, from ‘real farmers’, while embracing your ‘real community?’   I can bet the answer is a definite … Continue reading

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Hive-proud Honey Bees

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family With all the talk surrounding honey bee declines, you might be wondering why I would spend any amount of time talking about “hive-proud” honey bees. … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring … Continue reading

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