Category Archives: AZ History

10 Ideas to Celebrate Labor Day

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Photo by user: Free-Photos on Pixabay   Labor Day weekend is coming up! I am always stumped what to do to celebrate if I wait until the last minute to plan our celebration, so … Continue reading

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12 Fun Facts about Potatoes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Potatoes are a common staple around the world, the United States, and even Arizona. We make them roasted, baked, mashed, and fried. They are a part of more American meals than we think. Dave … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Salsa

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Did you know that May is national salsa month! May is also known for a very popular holiday Cinco de mayo! In celebration of this holiday, we wanted to share some interesting facts about … Continue reading

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The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona’s Top Crops Benefits the Body In 1889, William J. Murphy planted an experimental citrus grove along the newly completed Arizona Canal. At this time in history, it … Continue reading

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So you’ve got two days to Explore Arizona…

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Part 1: Half-a-Day in Arizona Part 2: One Day in Arizona    There are almost too many places to visit in Arizona if you’ve got adventure in your heart and a couple days … Continue reading

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