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Bees learn the electric buzz of flowers | Science News

Bees learn the electric buzz of flowers | Science News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Slight electric fields that form around flowers may lure pollinators much as floral colors and fragrances do.

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UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus

UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Sap-sucking bugs harm fruit

Sap-sucking bugs harm fruit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I live in Sierra Vista and have a small peach tree, about 3 to 4 years old. Last spring it bloomed for the first time and set about a
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Aggressive bees looking for a drink

Aggressive bees looking for a drink | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I was finally sitting outside last week with my soda and had up to five aggressive bees wanting my beverage. Yikes! They even have a memory cause the next
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Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program

Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The power of water is impressive. Its force can carve canyons a mile deep or be harnessed to generate electricity at hydroelectric plants. Its raw power is revealed during flash
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Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting

Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, January 21.
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GVC hosts climate change forum with UA professors

A forum on climate change, managing and adapting to its impacts, is set for 1:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at GVR West Center in Green Valley.
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WEEKEND: Take lunch to heart this weekend

WEEKEND: Take lunch to heart this weekend | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Your #1 News Source for the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and beyond.
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With UA Grass, Golf Courses Could See Two Kinds of Green | UANews

With UA Grass, Golf Courses Could See Two Kinds of Green | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dave Kopec places a blade of grass between his teeth while he contemplates a question from a visitor to the University of Arizona's Karsten Turfgrass Research Facility. The guest is asking about the care and feeding of turf, the kind that carpets golf courses throughout the Southwest, including Tucson.
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Spring gardening 101: nonprofit plant sales, garden tips and a schedule

Spring gardening 101: nonprofit plant sales, garden tips and a schedule | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Now's the time to start.
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National Science Foundation awards grant extension to continue development of high-throughput measurements of plant traits

National Science Foundation awards grant extension to continue development of high-throughput measurements of plant traits | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation has given a big thumbs up to Kansas State University research on determining the most promising plant traits to help increase food production.
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One Health for All | UA Foundation

One Health for All | UA Foundation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Bonnie Buntain knows how high the level of interest is for the UA’s new Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program.

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Desert Gardener: Creating art in the Moody Garden

Desert Gardener: Creating art in the Moody Garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
On Feb. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., artists will be creating artwork at the Robert J. Moody Garden, across the street from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office, 2200 W. 28th St. The event is Art in the Garden, an annual fundraiser sponsored by MGM Garden Society. Artists register 10-10:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. the public tours the garden and votes for their favorite artist.
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The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus

The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Combination of factors could keep Arizona free of the scary disease.
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Mixing trees, sewer pipes — watch out

Mixing trees, sewer pipes — watch out | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We have some old mesquite trees and palo verde trees near our walking lanes. There are old clay unsealed sewer pipes nearby at a depth of about 4 feet.
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Protecting your cactus

Protecting your cactus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I live in the Tucson Foothills area where I planted three San Pedro cactus near an outdoor wash area six years ago. During the cold months, the temperature can
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Copper Country News Help Celebrate Cobre Valley’s History on Friday at Bullion Plaza

Copper Country News Help Celebrate Cobre Valley’s History on Friday at Bullion Plaza | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
MIAMI — “Celebrating our Legacy: Building a Shared History for Cobre Valley” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 at Bullion Plaza in Miami.
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Water Resources Research Center invites you to share your memories and historical knowledge — and make your mark. As people move in and out of the community
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Arizona Gardeners - Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings

Arizona Gardeners - Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you have a favorite grapevine or blackberry and wish you had a few more, early February is an ideal time to make new plants from cuttings.
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The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why

The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mosquitos thrive in just the kind of environment that's home to the region's poor...
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What's your major?: sustainable plant systems teaches students how to manage food processing

What's your major?: sustainable plant systems teaches students how to manage food processing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Bachelor of Science degree in sustainable plant systems is one unique major among others at the UA. A collaboration with the school of plant Sciences and the department of soil, water and environmental science, the sustainable plant systems program is for students seeking to learn about how to produce and manage large quantities of plants in an environmentally friendly way.
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USAgNet.com - Pennsylvania News - How Plant Science Can Grow Small Business

USAgNet.com - Pennsylvania News - How Plant Science Can Grow Small Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Your Daily Source for Pennsylvania Ag & Farm News, Markets, Weather, Auctions and Real Estate
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The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why | BuzzFeed News

The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why | BuzzFeed News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mosquitos thrive in just the kind of environment that's home to the region's poor...
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Making sure food from your garden is safe to eat

Making sure food from your garden is safe to eat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Gardening delivers produce that is tastier, cheaper and safer than store-bought, right? Well, not necessarily safer.
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Rillito Park Race Track creates committee to address equine herpes outbreak

Rillito Park Race Track creates committee to address equine herpes outbreak | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rillito Park Race Track has created a committee to set a protocol to address concerns in the wake of a growing, equine herpes outbreak. According Rillito Park Foundation directo
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