Category Archives: Food Production

Kill Off Sugar From Your Diet

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  One of the most dangerous items in our diet is something we all know and love: Sugar. This seductively sweet substance is the most popular ingredient added to foods in the … Continue reading

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Do Honey Bees Need Pesticides, or More Specifically, Miticides?

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family Miticides, as the name implies, is an agent used to control mites. If you read my last article concerning honey bees and their unwelcome parasitic friend, … Continue reading

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Backyard Farms: Becoming Self Sufficient

By Michael Russell, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student I have long dreamed of a chance to own a plot of land and yield from it foods that I can use to feed myself and my family.  The first … Continue reading

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Grow with your family: Benefits of Introducing Gardening to Children

By Jacob Gerdes, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student Growing up, I loved being outside and that feeling has stuck with me to this day. However, I missed out on one opportunity that could have changed the way I … Continue reading

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Culinary Creepy-Crawlies

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern  Insects have been eaten in countries across the globe for centuries. The United States, however isn’t known for being one of those places. Ask your friends or family, and most of them will … Continue reading

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