Category Archives: In the News

Is Keto Better for You?

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Low carbohydrate diets have existed in many forms since at least the late 1700s, when they were used to treat diabetes. The “Banting Diet” was developed by William Banting in 1863, who … 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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The H5N2 Bird Flu, What Does It Mean?

The outbreak of the avian influenza H5N2 in the U.S. has seriously impacted Midwestern poultry and egg producers. This strain has already spread to 14 states and has led to the deaths and scheduled euthanizing of over 45 million birds. … Continue reading

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Applications now open for the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge!

Check out the Farm Bureau Challenge promotional video.

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$145,000 Up for Grabs: Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 30, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in … Continue reading

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