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Backyard Farms: Becoming Self Sufficient

By Michael Russell, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student I have long dreamed of a chance to own a plot of land and yield from it foods that I can use to feed myself and my family.  The first … Continue reading

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Celebrate Dairy Month with Your Arizona Dairy Farmers

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau We’ve earlier mentioned that June is National Dairy Month! It’s worth noting since diary, which includes cheese, milk, yogurt, butter and other dairy products, is an important part of Arizona’s agriculture legacy (see our … Continue reading

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Arizona Farmers get more Crop per Drop

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern  Water is important to farmers and ranchers across the globe, it grows their crops and waters their livestock, after all. Here in the desert state of Arizona, it can be an even more … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: How Do We Get Kids Interested in Farming?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #7 “How do we get our kids interested in farming?”  (This was posed by a Mom that’s raising 4 boys on the farm with her husband) Getting your kids … Continue reading

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Arizona Food Prices Continue to Rise; 7% Above First Quarter 2011

Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are up again in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Market Basket Survey.

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