Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Buzz about Bees

A new book coming out this month offers a unique look at the life of commercial beekeepers and the current state of commercial beekeeping in the U.S. The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half-a-Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America by Hannah Nordhaus follows John Miller, one of only 1200 commercial beekeepers still crossing the country each year to pollinate the crops of America’s farms.

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Do Rich Ranchers and Famous Farmers Make Good Neighbors?

Almost as long as there have been Americans, the wealthiest and most prestigious among us have sought to ensure their legacy through the purchase and preservation of land.

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It is not the corn it’s the carelessness

We hope this helps you understand that E Coli is naturally occurring in all cattle regardless of whether they are fed corn or not.

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The Tradition of the Family Dinner Table and its Health Benefits

When was the last time the entire family sat down together at the dinner table? And not just on Sundays. Years ago, it was unheard of for a family to not have dinner together.

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AITC Goes to Summer School

With the 2010-2011 school year coming to an end some might anticipate a slow summer for Arizona Farm Bureau’s Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Program. However, just the opposite is the reality.

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