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Four Questions: Wonder Why Every Rose Has Its Thorn?

Valentine's Day is the busiest day of the year for florists, and no flower is more popular on the occasion than the quintessential red rose. We asked rose expert Lauren Kettenbach, an Arizona Master Gardener who oversees the rose garden at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office at 4210 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, to share some of what she knows about the rose.
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AmeriCorps NCCC team helps revitalize Sequoyah State Park

AmeriCorps NCCC team helps revitalize Sequoyah State Park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
HULBERT - A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members is working on renovating lodging, campground maintenance, and assisting with a 40-acre prescribed burn at Sequoyah State Park.
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Ranchers a big part of watershed management

Ranchers a big part of watershed management | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Ranchers spoke candidly about their beliefs in land conservation in a venue they traditionally have avoided – one in which government officials and forestry people also were present.
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Kristi's Kids: How much tech is too much for kids?

Kristi's Kids: How much tech is too much for kids? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Technology has revolutionized our world, from the way we interact with friends and family, to the way kids learn. But, how much is too much? “You have to kill zombies, with like, swords an
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Arizona Land and Water Trust Wins National Award

Arizona Land and Water Trust Wins National Award | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Recognized for its work on water issues and land preservation.
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EPA grants Section 18 to combat sorghum aphid in Ariz.

EPA grants Section 18 to combat sorghum aphid in Ariz. | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona sorghum growers can now apply for a permit from the Arizona Department of Agriculture and use Transform WG immediately to control sugarcane aphid.
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Valley Forward winners reflect a shared ethic to protect natural resources

Valley Forward winners reflect a shared ethic to protect natural resources | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There’s a lot that’s right about Arizona! But not enough of us are talking about the good stuff. Maybe too few of us are aware of just how progressive the Grand
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'Locavores' Can Find Produce, Farmers' Markets More Easily

'Locavores' Can Find Produce, Farmers' Markets More Easily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Looking for wool from Navajo churro sheep? Or goat's milk cheese? How about something like green peppers? Check out Local Fresh, a newly improved, mobile-friendly site that allows "locavores" — local eaters — to more easily find local foods, goods and farmers' market locations.
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Combating chronic illness

Combating chronic illness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cochise County’s free Healthy Living Workshops continue to help those in southeast Arizona who are living with or caring for someone with a chronic illness.
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It’s all about gourds

It’s all about gourds | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sept. 10 was Gourd Demonstration Day at the La Paz County/Colorado River Indian Tribes Cooperative Extension Office in Parker. Gourds raised by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service were
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Riding through history

Riding through history | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Officials with the City of Douglas were overjoyed by this weekend’s turnout, at the first History on Wheels event, held on Saturday, Sept. 3.
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Learn how to care for your well

Learn how to care for your well | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How well do you know your well? Domestic wells are investments that provide households with one of the key elements of survival: safe drinking water. In order to ensure water
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Recognizing Care Fair supporters

Recognizing Care Fair supporters | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Organizers of the 2016 Douglas Care Fair met on Aug. 26, at the Consulate of Mexico, to recognize the numerous volunteers and supporters of this month’s community outreach effort.
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Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension

Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Future of Arizona desert farming and development floats on water

Future of Arizona desert farming and development floats on water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GREEN VALLEY
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Pollination key in pecan production

Pollination key in pecan production | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several factors play a role in nut production on pecan trees
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A helping hand with a green thumb | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

A helping hand with a green thumb | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CASA GRANDE — No one said growing plants in the Sonoran Desert would be easy.
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Beyond jack-o-lanterns and pie

Beyond jack-o-lanterns and pie | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pumpkin season officially starts Saturday as most area fall-theme farm activities and pumpkin patches open for the season.
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AWC President wants to stay in touch with La Paz County

AWC President wants to stay in touch with La Paz County | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dr. Daniel P. Corr is the new President of Arizona Western College, the community college district for Yuma and La Paz Counties. When he first visited Parker in March before
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Ranch/farming workshop in Safford Sept. 28

Ranch/farming workshop in Safford Sept. 28 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — Arizona Land and Water Trust and its partner, the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, will conduct a Ranching/Farming Into the Future workshop Wednesday, Sept. 28.
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