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Daily Kos: The politics of orange production

Daily Kos: The politics of orange production | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The orange Ocitrus sinensis is the most commonly grown tree fruit in the world. In 2008, the world-wide orange crop was 66.5 million tons. The orange tree in its natural state grows only "bitter" ...
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UA to Launch Center That Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health | University Herald

UA to Launch Center That Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health | University Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona has launched the nation's first formalized collegiate for compassion studies to produce interdisciplinary collaboration on issues that can enhance efforts to live ethical lives.
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Center Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health | UANews

Center Focuses on Compassion to Improve Ethics, Health | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Whether coping with physical ailments, contentious home lives or arduous semesters, we all have techniques to offset the hardships in our lives. But can we expand those methods and become better people in the process? Through a generous gift from the Arizona Friends of Tibet, the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is positioned to explore this question through the newly launched Center for Compassion Studies — the nation's first formalized collegiate center for compa
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Divorce could lead to serious health problems - including early death | Express (UK)

Divorce could lead to serious health problems - including early death | Express (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
DIVORCE could be the death of you, with those who lose sleep over it showing increased blood pressure, a new study warns.
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Why getting divorce could just kill you | The Scotsman (Scotland)

Why getting divorce could just kill you | The Scotsman (Scotland) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The research comes as lawyers brace themselves for a surge in inquiries from married couples planning to split up after the Christmas break.



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Arizona Gardeners: 2015 New Year’s resolutions for gardens and landscapes | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

In 2012 we discussed five gardening resolutions for the new year. In case you have forgotten them, here they are again. In addition, I would like to propose two more for your consideration.  
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Garden sage: on oleader leaf scorch | Arizona Daily Star

Garden sage: on oleader leaf scorch | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Growing avocados questions and more.

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Website shines light on renewable energy resources | Biomass Magazine

University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources.
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Arizona Gardeners: Cool weather flowers add color and interest to the landscape | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Cool weather flowers add color and interest to the landscape | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Annual flowers grow best in a well-drained soil rich in plant nutrients. If the soil is mostly rocks or contains significant amounts of caliche, remove it to a depth of 11⁄2 to 2 feet and replace it with good soil.



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Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Press Release Point

Solar Training in an Agricultural Program? You Bet! | Press Release Point | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Ask most people about farms, and they’ll likely tell you about tractors, crops and hardworking animals. But ask Dr. Ed Franklin, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona, and get ready to learn about farming’s future—in solar panels.

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Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Volunteers work to return horse racing to Rillito Downs | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Less than a year after talks of ending the races at Rillito Downs, promotional flyers for the new season read “The track is back” and “La pista está lista”.The Rillito Park Foundation signed a thre...
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Arizona Gardeners: Follow basic rules of pruning to avoid damaging your trees | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Follow basic rules of pruning to avoid damaging your trees | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It is time to review the basics of proper tree pruning.  
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The Surprising Economics of Consumer Credit | Before It's News

In the past few years, popular books about economics, such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist, have become surprise best-sellers, wowing readers by showing how economic reasoning can be applied to everyday topics like real estate...
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Crop of the Week: Cilantro | Yuma Sun

Crop of the Week: Cilantro | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Cilantro is one of those tastes that people either love or hate, and descriptions of its taste and aroma vary widely.

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Arizona Gardeners: Picking the right palm trees for your landscaping needs | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Picking the right palm trees for your landscaping needs | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As we enter a new gardening year, you may be considering the addition of a new tree to your yard. A good choice to consider would be one of the many desert-hardy palms.
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Losing sleep over divorce may actually kill you according to new study | Daily News & Analysis

Losing sleep over divorce may actually kill you according to new study - For the people who find divorce so traumatising that they lose sleep over it, beware, as it can lead to increased blood pressure, which can cause early death, says a new study.

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Losing sleep over divorce may actually kill you | ANI News (Puram, New Delhi)

Losing sleep over divorce may actually kill you | ANI News (Puram, New Delhi) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
London, Jan 5 (ANI): For the people who find divorce so traumatizing that they lose sleep over it, beware, as it can lead to increased blood pressure, which can cause early death, says a new study.
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Honoring community members who passed away in 2014 | Arizona Daily Star

Some liked to raise hell, others simply to dance. All contributed to our community.
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5 resolutions for your home in 2015 | Arizona Republic

5 resolutions for your home in 2015 | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
HGTV and DIY Network shows make transforming a house from shabby to chic look as effortless as washing, drying and folding a load of laundry. Thirty minutes, you're done.
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Plant peppers after last frost to pick by late spring | Arizona Daily Star

Plant peppers after last frost to pick by late spring | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Growing sweet peppers is similar to growing tomatoes. “Big Bertha” is a popular sweet pepper to grow in Tucson.

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Here's a Diet That Can Reduce Cancer, Prevent Obesity, Diabetes | Arizona Public Media

Here's a Diet That Can Reduce Cancer, Prevent Obesity, Diabetes | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA nutritionists co-host events to share research on benefits of Mediterranean-style eating pattern.
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Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech | Midwest Missenger (Omaha NE)

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be
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Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | Yuma News Now

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible.



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Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources | Rocket News

University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources in

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Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Dr. Hayward Gosse Spangler born July 6, 1938 in Red Bank, NJ, passed away December 7, 2014 after a long illness.

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Beetles ravaging Tucson's big pines | Arizona Daily Star

Beetles ravaging Tucson's big pines | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The Aleppo pine tree in Randy Smith’s north-side backyard was 82 feet tall and maybe 60 years old. One of many such trees in his neighborhood, its canopy spread across the yard and offered shade and sanctuary.



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