Monthly Archives: February 2010

Arizona Vet Takes Issue with CBS' Report on Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture

A 36-year veteran of veterinary medicine responds to a CBS report on animal agriculture and antibiotics. Dr. McCLure suggests that “my lifetime of experience in animal agriculture makes their report seem to me biased and misleading.” What’s valuable to learn … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Series: Top 10 “All You Can Eat Foods" and Still Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could diet and not be hungry all the time? If you ask anyone who’s ever dieted before, they’ll most always say that one of the number one complaints about diets and why they don’t … Continue reading

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Love Your Food? Hug a Farmer and You Could Win Yummy Prize!

Our Arizona farmers are some of the hardest working, most dedicated people in the world, and it’s time to show our appreciation!

In our first ever, HUG A FARMER contest,

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Fire it up! Grilling Safety Tips

By Liz Foster, Arizona Farm Bureau Once the weather starts warming up in sunny Arizona, you’ll want to pay attention to some safety tips when grilling meat outside. According to the National Safety Council, more than 76 percent of U.S. … Continue reading

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Misconceptions About Agriculture

Issue:   Globally, hunger is caused by a shortage of food.                This is a misconception. Hunger is caused by economic, political and social reason more than all other causes. The world produces enough food to feed everyone. Even Africa produces enough … Continue reading

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