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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … 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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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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Fill Your Plate with Avocados!

By Erika Guzman, Current ASU Nutrition Student   Avocados seem like a bandwagon fruit (yes, it’s a fruit), but in reality, it’s a delicious, healthy fat. But did you know it’s just as beneficial as it is tasty? From guacamole … Continue reading

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All About the Pork

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Pork has always been referred to as the “other white meat” but it may be surprising to know it’s actually red meat. Any animal with cloven hooves is labeled red meat. So, where … Continue reading

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