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PHOENIX — The cost of feeding the assorted horde of family and friends that show up on Thanksgiving is up a bit this year — but not much.
PHOENIX — A desire by consumers for healthier alternatives to beef is turning around and hitting them in the wallets.
A spike in the price of animal feed is making the cost of that glass of milk much more expensive in Arizona.
Arizona shoppers are getting a bit of a financial reprieve as prices for meat took an unexpected -- and potentially unexplained -- drop during the first quarter of the year.
Trying to save money on food?
As food banks in the East Valley experience shortages, businesses and organizations in the community are stepping up to help fill the shelves. In Gilbert, some much-needed help is coming from Farm Bureau Financial Services Cactus Agency.
Arizona consumers can give thanks for the fact that the grocery market in the state is so competitive.
Got a freezer?
With the presidential election fast approaching, the economy remains one of the key issues that could be a decisive factor for many voters. President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney offer vastly different visions for turning around the economy and putting Americans back to work.
The cost of feeding your family is going up.
The United States Department of Labor has withdrawn a proposed bill that would have affected children under the age of 16 who work in agricultural jobs, an action praised by the Arizona Farm Bureau.
Retail food prices have fallen about 1 percent in the past three months. The latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery items was down 60 cents to $50.79 from the fourth quarter of 2011.
There's no one item to blame it on. But Arizonans are paying slightly more to put dinner on the table now than they were three months earlier - and a lot more than the same time last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's going to cost a bit more to put a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on the table this year.
Food prices in Arizona dropped a bit in the last quarter.
WASHINGTON – A House committee Thursday considered a streamlined guest-worker program that supporters say would ensure a sufficient supply of — documented — farmworkers in the U.S.
Don't be surprised if you start thinking about gas while you're buying food.
The higher costs of filling your tank are now affecting the cost of filling your tummy.
Arizona consumers are benefitting from having a lot of grocery stores competing for their business.
Arizona voters will decide a number of ballot measures when they go to the polls on Nov. 2.
A federal appeals court has barred the Bureau of Land Management from pushing through Bush-era changes in how the government oversees grazing on 160 million acres of public lands throughout the West, including nearly 12 million acres in Arizona.
Deflation has finally come to the Arizona shopping cart. New figures from the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation find that, on average, the cost of food from grocery stores in the state is about 20 percent less than it was a year ago.
TULSA, Oklahoma — This is the new formula for methamphetamine: a two-liter soda bottle, a few handfuls of cold pills and some noxious chemicals. Shake the bottle and the volatile reaction produces one of the world's most addictive drugs.
MOSCOW, Idaho -- The giant Palouse earthworm has taken on mythic qualities in this vast agricultural region that stretches from eastern Washington into the Idaho panhandle - its very name evoking the fictional sandworms from "Dune" or those vicious creatures from the movie "Tremors."
The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving meal may be up 6 percent this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, but East Valley residents in need of some turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes have somewhere to turn.