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My Top 10 Benefits to Engaging Arizona Families in Farm & Ranch Conversations May 10, 2013

By Juie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau By now you know that my favorite thing to talk about is Arizona agriculture. In fact, if I can visit with someone about anything related to farming and ranching I’m a happy camper. It’s not just about the talking though, it’s also about the listening. I love to hear [...]

10 Simple Strategies to Avoid “GMO Foods” May 8, 2013

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau While I’m completely at peace with “GMO foods” (genetically modified organisms), you may not be. So, I’m going to give you 10 simple strategies for avoiding GMO foods, what I prefer to call biotech foods.   Actually, it’s easier than you might think. In fact, if you can’t remember [...]

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Being Heard! May 6, 2013

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau The deeper we get into this thing called “Ag”vocacy, the more we discover there’s so much more to uncover; certainly to learn. And, yes, we know it’s not just about talking but more about listening. As I advocate more for agriculture and specifically Arizona agriculture, there exists for me the [...]

Roots: Aunt Lura’s Story Inspired A Modern-Day Genealogist May 3, 2013

By Pennee Murphree, Guest Blogger for Julie’s Fresh Air A few of my friends have asked me how I got started on my genealogy research.   It was my 100-year old and lovable Aunt Lura.   My great Aunt Lura (Andrew) Peacock was born in 1895. She lived in Jefferson, Iowa and was turning 100 years [...]

Into the Belly of the Beast: My Visit to Monsanto May 1, 2013

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Though it shouldn’t, this editorial feels like “True confessions.” Yes, I did it … I went into the “Belly of the Beast” (as some think) … I went to Monsanto last week, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.   Why I showed up at the Monsanto front door might be [...]

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