By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: In a blog series, Arizona Farm Bureau began last spring, we always ask our farmers and ranchers, what’s changing in the business? Well, our Hickman farm family today announced a big one --- big expansion in one area of their egg production that is: In response to the rapidly escalating demand for non-cage eggs, Hickman’s Family Farms through its partnership with Colorado Egg in Hudson, Colorado announced that it is bringing nearly 300,000 new cage-free
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Arizona Farm Bureau’s “The Voice” blog had earlier discussed the impact of California’s Proposition 2 and the price of eggs.
Hickman's Family Farms has been family-owned and operated in Arizona since 1944. The company is based in Buckeye, Arizona. Go to www.hickmanseggs.com for more information.
Arizona Farm Bureau’s “The Voice” also highlighted a 10-question profile with answers by Glenn Hickman.
This farm family's contribution to Arizona agriculture cannot always