Tag Archives: August

Grapes Make August Great

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern August brings us “in season” grapes, and in season grapes bring us many great things! In honor of the amazing fruit being “in season” this month take a look at all these amazing … Continue reading

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Back to School on a Budget

While many parents look forward to the start of the school year because it means getting back to a manageable routine, few get excited about the expenses that accompany back to school season.  Many families simply don’t have hundreds of … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in August 2014

Summer has flown by and the back to school sales and monsoon rainstorms mean that August has arrived.  Summer may be winding down but that means the growing season is ramping back up and Arizona farmers are busy growing fruits … Continue reading

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Blackberries: A Sweet and Healthy ‘Super Food’

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2013 issue of Foodie News, brought to you by the Public Relations Department of the American Farm Bureau Federation. South Barlow Berries, a family-owned farm in beautiful Canby, Oregon, offers a variety of berries … Continue reading

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Tractor Sales Higher Despite Drought

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, sales of farm tractors were about 15 percent higher in August compared to one year ago. Just over 14,000 tractors were sold across the nation in August. Combine sales were up just over … Continue reading

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