Category Archives: Ag Facts

The Awe of Animals

By Kennadee Riggs, AZFB Communications Intern An apple a day keeps the doctor away! At least that is how the old saying goes. Not as commonly known but just as true, is the statement that pets are good for the … Continue reading

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Study: Drinking Citrus Juices Help Boost Immune Health

A review of current studies finds that drinking citrus juice helps boost immune health. I think our Arizona, California and Florida citrus farmers already knew that since they produce some of the most wonderful citruses around. A review in Frontiers … Continue reading

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Foods listed that May Help Hair Grow are All Found in Arizona Ag, Except One

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Okay, it’s true. A good diet helps with everything including keeping a healthy mane of hair. For many, the psychological costs of losing their hair are acute. Millions of men and women … Continue reading

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Fall’s Foods: And Why They Are Good For You!

By Kennadee Riggs, Communications Intern   Have you ever wondered if there were any healthy advantages to eating a slice of pumpkin pie? Here is a list of popular fall ingredients and their own unique health benefits!   Pumpkin This … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Watermelon Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Over the years, Fill Your Plate has written several articles about one of our favorite summertime treats: watermelon! Browse the articles below to find ideas on how to use watermelon this summer. … Continue reading

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