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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Watermelon

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   This delicious melon requires a long growing season; Arizona’s warm climate is perfect for thriving watermelon cultivation. In 1998, Arizona was ranked 5th in the United States for watermelon production, with much … Continue reading

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Fast, Fun Facts about Arizona Melons and Sweet Corn

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Melons and sweet corn, these two agriculture foods are some of my favorite summer foods. They’re fresh, healthy and local for our Arizona families. And, you don’t have to go far to get summer … Continue reading

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Wacky for Watermelon

If there is one fruit that is always associated with summer, it is the watermelon.  Who doesn’t have a sweet summer memory featuring this refreshing melon?  Long a staple of backyard barbecues and summer picnics, there is more to watermelon … Continue reading

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