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Future of southern Arizona farming floats on water

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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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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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Arizona Gardeners: Follow tips for healthy, successful trees and shrubs

Arizona Gardeners: Follow tips for healthy, successful trees and shrubs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many trees and shrubs in Pinal County are showing signs of decline. The reasons for this are many but proper care instead of neglect will go a long ways in helping these valuable landscape plants stay healthy throughout their lives.
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Central Arizona College - Everett Rhodes Named 2016 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Everett Rhodes of Casa Grande, AZ, has been named the 2016 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the South Central District of the Arizona Association Future Farmers of America (FFA).
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Green Thumbs | Florence (AZ) Reminder & Blade Tribune

Jim Jepsen, garden education coordinator for Pinal County Cooperative Extension Service, talks gardening with students Oct. 8 at the Community Garden at 8th and Bailey streets.
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Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding our lawns with ryegrass | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding our lawns with ryegrass | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you want a spot of green lawn in your yard during the coming winter months, early October is the best time to switch your heat-loving summer lawn to a cool weather grass by overseeding.  
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Arizona Gardeners: This is right time of year to plant trees, shrubs successfully | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: This is right time of year to plant trees, shrubs successfully | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Late summer and early fall is a great time of year to plant new landscape trees and shrubs. 
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Arizona Gardeners: Watering basins make irrigation simple | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Watering basins make irrigation simple | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
While plastic drip irrigation systems can be powerful tools in helping garden or landscape plants get the right amount of water at the right time, sometimes a low-tech approach, like a simple watering basin, may be a better choice.
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UA Pinal County extension agent recognized for volunteer efforts | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A state child advocacy group has recognized Esther Turner, a University of Arizona Cooperative Extension agent for Pinal County.
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Arizona Gardeners: Correct irrigation of landscape and garden plants includes timing Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Correct irrigation of landscape and garden plants includes timing Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the arrival of the intense summer heat, and to ensure good plant health, there is no gardening question more important right now than proper timing of irrigations.
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Arizona Gardeners: Water gardens are less expensive to create than thought | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Water gardens are less expensive to create than thought | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water features can make an excellent addition to a home landscape.  
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Arizona Gardeners | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Every once in a while something strange will show up in a tree or shrub that leads one to ask the question, “Is this a disease?” 
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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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Arizona Gardeners: Follow these tips when growing citrus trees in Pinal County

By now most citrus trees in the area have set a healthy supply of newly developing fruit that later in the season should bring a tasty treat to all who love a good-tasting sweet orange or tart lemon. If you have a tree of bearing age, check the tips of the branches.  You should be able to find the little fruit, smaller than marbles, that soon will turn into the fruit we love to eat.
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Arizona Gardeners: Microorganisms are silent partners in good gardening

Arizona Gardeners: Microorganisms are silent partners in good gardening | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Have you done anything lately for your friends, the soil microbes?
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Growing passions take flight

Growing passions take flight | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELOY, In the middle of a low-density neighborhood on the edge of the main part of town, some green has begun to sprout out in the middle of the brown desert. It seems an unlikely location for a horticultural movement to begin.
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