Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ag in the Classroom is in Session in Arizona

With the start of the new school year, Ag in the Classroom (AITC) finds its way back into classrooms across the state. Teachers are excited once again for the many Curriculum Kits that are being offered and are showing great interest in AITC’s two newest kits: Dairy and Sheep.

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Animal Rights: Negative Media Attention Impacts Meat Demand

Media attention to animal welfare results in significant, negative effects on U.S. meat demand, according to a new analysis by Kansas State University.

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Fall Pumpkin and Corn Maze Festivals in Arizona

Fall is the perfect time of year in Arizona for everything outdoor and that’s why there is an abundance of outdoor festivals! Here is a list of just some of the many fall festivals in Arizona! Enjoy!

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Arizona’s wheat – all it’s cracked up to be

Wheat is one of the world’s oldest and most important crops grown and Arizona is a big player in the wheat field! A report recently released by British scientists decoded the genetic sequence of wheat – a development they hope … Continue reading

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Out to Pasture and On To Quality Grass on the McGibbon and King Family Ranches

Hungry for beef? Want it to be grass-fed? Arizona beef producers can accommodate you.

In fact, a generational ranch family in southern Arizona can accommodate a variety of niche beef markets for that matter.

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