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GMO Educational Effort launched by Leading Government Agencies

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   Led by the Food and Drug Administration, a multiagency effort to educate consumers about genetically modified (GMO) foods through a new “Feed Your Mind” initiative launched last month to much fanfare. … Continue reading

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How To Protect Our Children From Childhood Obesity

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student Why should we be concerned?   We recently got some sad news regarding childhood obesity, it’s has not gotten much better over the last few years. The national obesity rate for children … Continue reading

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Back to School with Ease

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern I loved summer break as a kid, but after a while, the Arizona heat would get to me and I couldn’t wait to go back to school. Back-to-school season was never a hassle … Continue reading

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Ag in the Classroom is back in the Classroom

By Katie Aikins, Arizona Farm Bureau Assistant Director of Education Arizona Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom is back in the classroom! Here are some upcoming and new programs for the 2016-2017 school year.   Fall Ag Literacy AITC offered … Continue reading

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Feed your mind! Great Books for Kids

In Arizona rain is a blessing. . . unless you have some energized kids. Whether stuck inside on the weekends or during recess, having some awesome books on hand to keep kids entertained is always a good idea.  It is … Continue reading

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