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Fun blasting off this Labor Day weekend at Children's Museum Tucson

Fun blasting off this Labor Day weekend at Children's Museum Tucson | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Happy Friday from us at Fox 11 Daybreak! 
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4-H Program promotes summer learning | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

4-H Program promotes summer learning | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Local children are continuing their education through the warmer months with the 4-H Summer Program, part of the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension.
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UA Club Helps Train Guide Dogs | UANews

UA Club Helps Train Guide Dogs | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the midst of busy class schedules, meetings, homework and other activities, you might spot a puppy on campus every once in a while. Some of them might be enjoying the grass on the UA Mall — but some come to campus to learn.
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Food smarts taught in new 4-H program | Arizona Daily Star

Food smarts taught in new 4-H program | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Free program teaches food smarts to families.
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Tucson Village Farm Expands | UANews

Tucson Village Farm Expands | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In January 2010, Tucson Village Farm broke ground with the use of three borrowed tools, a few packets of donated seeds and a dream of growing an urban farm for — and with — Tucson's youth.

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Greenlee’s new extension agent ready for the fair | Copper Era (Greenlee AZ)

Greenlee’s new extension agent ready for the fair | Copper Era (Greenlee AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Chayanne Keith, Greenlee County's University of Arizona extension agent, said she’s ready to see how her 4-H members perform at the County Fair.
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Cow's moo-dy day means Mesa has $2,000 beef with UA | Arizona Daily Star

Mayhem caused by an unruly cow led to a $2,000 claim against the University of Arizona.
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JLA hosts future leaders across mountain | White Mountain Independent

JLA hosts future leaders across mountain | White Mountain Independent | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WHITE MOUNTAINS — The state award-winning Junior Leadership Academy out-of-school program grew 80 young community leaders during its ninth annual two-week summer program.
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Young biologists research at Santa Rita Experimental Range | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun

Do you know what a "toe biter" is?
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Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work

Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several dedicated UA employees will be honored tomorrow at the 27th annual Awards for Excellence ceremony.
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Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog

Serving Rural America’s Kids and Families | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Every parent’s wish is for their children to thrive and prosper.
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UA helps Mexican universities build extension network | Tucson Sentinel

 TenThe University of Arizona is helping establish a national network of extension programs in Mexican universities, Project REINU, designed to bring resources and education to communities in rural Mexico.

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Arizona Agriculture Celebrates UA Taking Its Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | Arizona Farm Bureau

Arizona Agriculture Celebrates UA Taking Its Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | Arizona Farm Bureau | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Representatives from Mexico participated in a UA-hosted training for a project to establish a new extension network in Mexico.
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News from USDA ………

News from USDA ……… | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
  In case you missed it. With the average age of the American farmer exceeding 58 years, the necessity to usher a new generation into agriculture is also giving way to opportunity across the nation. Over the last eight years, USDA has engaged its resources to provide greater support to new farmers in a variety…
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Facing switchbacks, pitching tents prepares teens for life | Arizona Daily Star

Facing switchbacks, pitching tents prepares teens for life | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
4-H leaders, teens embark on Grand Canyon hike of a lifetime
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UA to Launch Vet Medicine Program in 2016: 4-H's Part | UA Cooperative Extension website

UA to Launch Vet Medicine Program in 2016: 4-H's Part | UA Cooperative Extension website | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

4-H youth in Arizona who aspire to be veterinarians will no longer have to go out of state for their training.

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Deadline Extended to Win Up to $15K through 4-H Youth in Action! - Growing Alabama

Deadline Extended to Win Up to $15K through 4-H Youth in Action! - Growing Alabama | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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It isn't your mom's 4-H club any longer | Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier

Bugs in your garden? Bees in your bonnet? Bats in your belfry? The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, 940 Rodeo Drive, Prescott, and 2830 North Commonwealth Drive, Suite 103, Camp Verde, has solutions for you.

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Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media

Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.
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Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A tiny corner store in Straw­berry might be the last place you would think to find a designer purse, rhinestone jeans and boots, a healthy selection of emergency survival food, educational toys and a saddle. But that is just how owners Casey and Debbie Faunce designed the DC Cross Mercantile, better known as the Strawberry Market.
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UA Employees, Programs Honored | UANews

UA Employees, Programs Honored | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
College of Nursing Faculty Members Named Among Fabulous 50 Nurses
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A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | UANews

A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

To the Earth, it was just a shudder. The sudden thrust that caused the tragedy of the Nepal earthquake on April 25 occurred about nine miles underground beneath the Himalayas, releasing built-up stress of unimaginable force along the major fault line where the Indian Plate, carrying India, is slowly diving underneath the Eurasian Plate, carrying much of Europe and Asia.

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Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog

Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With more than 6.5 million American youth actively involved in 4-H, it’s not unusual to think of 4-H as an “All-American” tradition – and that’s OK, but there’s more to the story. The fact is, it is estimated that more than 7 million youth in 80 countries around the world are 4-H’ers. Now, thanks to the efforts of a man from Arizona, the mountainous Asian nation of Nepal has joined the 4-H family.
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Pinal County Fair: Rocketry, style revue some of fair’s lead attractions | Copa Monitor (AZ)

Pinal County Fair: Rocketry, style revue some of fair’s lead attractions | Copa Monitor (AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — Back by popular demand, a spin on a popular TV show, along with some events that have been absent for years, will be featured at this year’s Pinal County Fair.
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Land-Grant Mission Being Taken South of the Border | Ag Weekly

TUCSON, Arizona- Last week, nearly 60 representatives from 19 Mexican universities made a visit to the Tucson Village Farm, located on the University of Arizona's Campus Agricultural Center along north
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