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Cold still threatens crops in West but it's easing | WMGM (TV-Atlantic City, NJ)

Cold still threatens crops in West but it's easing | WMGM (TV-Atlantic City, NJ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A cold snap that has California farmers struggling to protect a $1.5 billion citrus crop has slowly started to ease, though frigid temperatures were still the norm Tuesday morning throughout the...
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7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic

7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Home tours, plant sales abound as spring heats up in the Valley.
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Harvesting technology's promise: Aerial crafts a boon to farming industry | Yuma Sun

Above the fields of Arizona Western College during this week’s Southwest Ag Summit, crowds gathered to see tractors and newly plowed fields during the field demonstration portion of the proceedings. 
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Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR)

Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(KNWA/CNN) -- When you get angry, the stress isn't restricted to your head. New research shows that anger actually triggers electrical changes in the heart, which can predict future arrhythmias in some patients.
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Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA scientists Rod Wing and Doug Taren will host an informal discussion on genetically modified organisms and food security to address concerns on health and livelihood today at Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
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Teens who disclose LGBT status have greater self-esteem, less depression | Healio

Adolescents who disclosed that they were gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender to their peers at school had greater self-esteem and less symptoms of depression during young adulthood, according to data published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.“Until now, a key question about balancing the need to protect LGBT youth from harm while promoting their well-being has not been
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One reason you might not want squeaky clean dishes | ABC 10

A new study in the journal Pediatrics found a link between washing dishes by hand and a reduced risk of developing allergies in kids.
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LGBT Teens Who Come Out Early Have Less Depression as Young Adults | Psych Central News

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens who disclose their orientation at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who keep their identity a secret, according to new research at...
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Budget cut rumors arise | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Budget cut rumors arise | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA graduate students met with Sen. Steve Farley and Rep. Stefanie Mach from District 10 in a Town Hall meeting to voice opinions regarding proposed budget cuts, which are rumored to be more than originally proposed.
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Gay Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Lower Levels of Depression | University Herald

Gay Teens  Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Lower Levels of Depression | University Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New research suggests that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depressions as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who do not disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity at school.
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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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New study reveals LGBT teens have better self-esteem | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who do not.
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Gay teenagers who come out at school are happier, study | Austrian Tribune

Gay teenagers who come out at school are happier, study | Austrian Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

According to a new study, gay teenagers who decide to come out while in school are more likely to be happier than those who do not come out.

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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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Emerging Asian nations taking China’s spot as cheapest tilapia producer | Undercurrent News

As Chinese competitiveness in tilapia production wanes, nations elsewhere in Asia as well as the Americas are set to grab market share of the fillet market in the whitefish.

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Arizona Gardeners: 10 tips for a great spring garden in Pinal County | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Now that the really cold weather appears to be behind us and the temperatures are slowly warming, it is time to put in a spring vegetable garden. Vegetable gardens provide delicious and highly nutritious entrees  for the dinner table. There is nothing better than a fresh Caesar salad right out of the garden. I like to grow eggplant and cook up a batch in the Dutch oven outdoors over the coals. Watching and working with plants can add a new dimension to your life. It can be a source of physical a
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New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
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Giving Back: Racing Industry Comes Together For Horse-Crazy Girls | Paulick Report

When Jim Mulvihill, director of media and industry relations at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, went through his mail at his Lexington office in late January, he had a somewhat atypical letter waiting for him.

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Out youth fare better study finds | Washington (DC) Blade

They found in the project’s survey of 245 non-Latino white and Latino LGBT young adults, ages 21 to 25, that respondents experienced victimization and bullying in high school because of their LGBT identity whether they came out or not.

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Now we have some solar paying dividends for the county | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

In 2007, Pima County embarked on a plan to use solar energy to help promote sustainability.It's 2008 Sustainable Action Plan is still a model.In 2009, it embarked on an aggressive solar installatio...
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LGBT Youth Who Are Out Have Better Mental Health When Older | Psychiatry Advisor

LGBT Youth Who Are Out Have Better Mental Health When Older | Psychiatry Advisor | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Young people who were open about their sexual orientation in high school had higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression than those who weren't.
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Book festival serves a super-sized slice of pi | Arizona Daily Star

Explore the concept of pi at the book festival's Science of Pi zone.
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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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Citrus pest quarantine expands | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Arizona is trying to keep a small insect from causing big problems for a multi-million dollar industry.
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LGBT Youth Who Come Out As Teens Have Better Self Esteem Later In Life | RTT News

LGBT Youth Who Come Out As Teens Have Better Self Esteem Later In Life | RTT News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Teenagers who come out about their sexual identity during their school years are more likely to have better self esteem than those who hide their identity during those years.
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