Category Archives: Planting

Fill Your Plate with Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student As mentioned on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring here, let’s talk … Continue reading

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Filling your Plate with Peas!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student, Eat your peas! No, really! They’ve got fiber, antioxidants, and are packed with nutrients.  You can find them in your fried rice, in baby food all mashed up, and as a side dish … Continue reading

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Arizona Lemons, Worthy of a “Pucker Up!”

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   The 2017/18 crop results for Arizona lemons are in: Production this season is slightly down from last year, but much better than our 2012 lemon harvest. Arizona citrus farmers harvested 1.30 … Continue reading

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We Should Be Bullish about Barley

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director This year, Arizona farmers intend to plant 11,000 acres of barley, lowest acreage since 1928 when only 8,000 acres were planted, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics … Continue reading

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Planting Through the Low Desert Seasons

By Cricket Aldridge, Urban Farm Lifestyle Editor   One of the coolest things about gardening in the Sonoran Desert is that we can grow every month of the year, with the hardest time to grow being July through September, although … Continue reading

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