Category Archives: Farm Safety

How to Protect Your Family from the Sun this Summer

Summer in Arizona means triple digit temperatures and tons of sun.  While this is one of the great things about living here, it can also be dangerous if we don’t take the right precautions.  We need to spend time in … Continue reading

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How Safe is Your Home?

    The last week of August is National Safe at Home week and we here at Fill Your Plate want to encourage everyone to take a few minutes this week to take some simple steps to improve the safety … Continue reading

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Prevent Kitchen Fires: 5 Simple Tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association, every year, there are more than 300,000 house fires in the U.S., which means a house fire occurs about every minute and a half.  House fires kill thousands of people each year, do … Continue reading

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Making High Quality Milk Begins with Healthy Cows

It is the hard work of farmers and ranchers throughout the country that keeps our supermarkets and farmer’s markets stocked with an abundance of high quality produce, meat, and dairy products.

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Safely Drive to Your Local Grocer and Buy some Arizona Cantaloupe!

A recent deadly listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes grown at Jensen Farms in Granada, Colorado has sparked concern as to whether fall cantaloupe from anywhere is safe to eat. Arizona farmers want Arizona families to know where their melons are grown.

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