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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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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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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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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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Filing Your Plate with Radishes!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Radishes have been in the shadows! Okay, not really. They actually grow in the sunlight and love sandy soils. It’s a cruciferous vegetable that’s family to kale and packs some serious health benefits. … Continue reading

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