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Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day

Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — They came to learn about solar power in ranching, developments in cotton growing, tree pruning methods, canning food and more, while some came to talk about a highly
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A pumpkin of their very own

A pumpkin of their very own | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Greenlee County youths had the opportunity to select a pumpkin, thanks to the University of Arizona Greenlee County Cooperative Extension. On Oct. 26, youths from Duncan Head Start and Duncan
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Pumpkin patch in Duncan now open

Pumpkin patch in Duncan now open | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona CALS/Greenlee County Cooperative Extension will open its annual pumpkin patch at the extension offices, 1684 Fairgrounds Road, in Duncan, starting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Beside picking pumpkins,
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Weekend storm takes toll on cotton crops

Weekend storm takes toll on cotton crops | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GRAHAM COUNTY — The thunderstorm that dropped hail and more than 2 inches of rain on the Gila Valley on Saturday night caused widespread damage to homes, vehicles, schools and
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GWP presents movie night, take two

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SAFFORD — A technology failure led to a canceled film screening back in August, but the Gila Watershed Partnership is ready to try again.
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Fall planting for a winter garden

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Fall is a great season for gardening here in Greenlee County.
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Short-term Ecology of the Gila River class coming up at EAC

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College is once again partnering with the Graham County Cooperative Extension to offer a short-term class, Ecology of the Gila River (BIO 130, section #0526), for
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This month’s GWP meeting is a free movie screening | Eastern Arizona Courier

This month’s GWP meeting is a free movie screening | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — Tonight, the Gila Watershed Partnership continues its series of presentations with a screening of a film about one of the primary concerns of the Southwest: water.
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Kidz Cooking Club coming to Clifton, Duncan, this summer

Kidz Cooking Club coming to Clifton, Duncan, this summer | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CLIFTON — Those looking for fun for children this summer need to get to the local library.
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Farm, Home and Ranch Day spreads its wings

Farm, Home and Ranch Day spreads its wings | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GRAHAM COUNTY — The fifth annual Farm, Home and Ranch Day was held March 2 and helped bring various aspects of the ranching, farming and residential communities together by first
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Crimmins El Nino forecast: More rain

Crimmins El Nino forecast: More rain | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — Don’t put away those galoshes just yet.
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Looking to the Gila River watershed's future | Eastern Arizona Courier

Looking to the Gila River watershed's future | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GRAHAM COUNTY — Starting in 2012, the project took two years to complete. Its findings were presented to community leaders this summer, starting with the Thatcher Town Council on July 20. In August, the plans were shared with the Safford City Council, Clifton and Duncan town councils and Graham and Greenlee county supervisors.
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Daisy Mae Cannon is a true Greenlee County legend | Eastern Arizona Courier

Daisy Mae Cannon is a true Greenlee County legend | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Daisy Mae Cannon is a legend in Greenlee County. She has for decades been a colorful and admirable fixture in Greenlee. As one close friend of hers once described Daisy, “She has a big heart, and cares deeply about people. She says what she means and means what she says. And she doesn’t tolerate fools.”
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Future of southern Arizona farming floats on water

Future of southern Arizona farming floats on water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GREEN VALLEY — Row after row of pecan trees stretch into the distance, their dark green reaching up to mix with the blue of the sky, like color blots on
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Gardening class followed by well workshop

Gardening class followed by well workshop | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
DUNCAN – The Greenlee County Cooperative Extension is preparing for the November class in the Master Gardening Program, and the class will cover garden planning.
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Fall planting of trees and shrubs

THREE-WAY — October and November are the best times of year to plant container-grown trees and shrubs.
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Solomon looks into community garden and multiuse path

Solomon looks into community garden and multiuse path | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SOLOMON — Since Solomon is primarily an agricultural community, it seemed to school Superintendent Kevin England that children would benefit from learning to grow things.
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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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Gardening class talks autumn and seed saving

Gardening class talks autumn and seed saving | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
DUNCAN — Fall is just around the corner, and that means thinking about different plants and gardening.
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Backyard greenhouses

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CLIFTON — Large or small, having your own greenhouse can provide a wide range of gardening possibilities. One can simply expand and improve on the existing garden season by buffering
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Planting the seeds of a healthy diet

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SOLOMON — There is now more to the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program than issuing food stamps to those in need.
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Starting seeding indoors

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CLIFTON — While many garden crops are best started when seed can be planted directly in the soil, others are better set out as plants.
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2nd annual Gila Valley Health and Science Fest at EAC Feb. 26, 27

2nd annual Gila Valley Health and Science Fest at EAC Feb. 26, 27 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
THATCHER — For the second year in a row, the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center’s annual health fair, Feb. 26-27 at Eastern Arizona College, has been expanded to include additional
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U of A climatologist in Safford to talk El Nino

U of A climatologist in Safford to talk El Nino | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — Dr. Mike Crimmins will talk about El Nino and what it means to Gila Valley during a free presentation at EAC’s Discovery Park Campus on Jan. 21 at
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Rural leadership program applications due March 1 | Eastern Arizona Courier

Rural leadership program applications due March 1 | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CASA GRANDE — Project CENTRL, Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, is now accepting applications for Class 24. Rural leaders, farmers, ranchers and individuals with a strong interest in or working with businesses that serve agriculture or rural Arizona are encouraged to apply.
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