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12 Fun Facts about Potatoes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Potatoes are a common staple around the world, the United States, and even Arizona. We make them roasted, baked, mashed, and fried. They are a part of more American meals than we think. Dave … Continue reading

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Guess What’s Growing in Arizona On an Old Football Field

I’m beginning to think we can grow anything anywhere in Arizona. Why? It’s innovative thinkers like Chaz Shelton of Merchant’s Garden in Tucson.

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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16 Arizona Dairy Facts You Need to Know

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   Our Arizona dairy milk is one of the freshest, most local products you can purchase daily. In my role with the Arizona Farm Bureau, I’m regularly asked how to “buy local.” … 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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