Category Archives: AZ History

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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Where to get a Scare!

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern As we get closer and closer to Halloween I find myself looking up more and more ghost stories. I want to find a story that will scare me so much that I need … Continue reading

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Visit the Ghost Towns of Arizona

In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s Arizona’s mining industry was booming. Several small towns and even some booming towns popped up all over the state at various mining sites. However, not all of the mines were fruitful for long. … Continue reading

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