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UA seeks money for study of veterinarian program | WSB (TV-Atlanta, GA)

University of Arizona officials want the Tucson-based school to establish a veterinary medical program and are asking the Legislature for a $250,000 state appropriation for an initial study.
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Three named Fellows in rare move by American Phytopathological Society | AgriLife Today

Three named Fellows in rare move by American Phytopathological Society | AgriLife Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pierson became the head of the plant pathology and microbiology department at Texas A&M in 2009 after serving as a professor and associate director of the School of Plant Sciences at the University of Arizona.
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Dry States' Power Landscapes | Forester Network

In one of the ways water and energy are married, hydroelectric power typically works by harnessing the energy of running or falling water to spin turbines
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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | Daily Reporter (Greenfield IN)

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.
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Protecting pineapple | Arizona Daily Star

Protecting pineapple | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: About three years ago, I lopped off the top of a pineapple purchased at a local grocery store and planted it. In April, my first pineapple began to grow.
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Nature May Protect Arizona’s Citrus From Tree-Killing Disease | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Eight new cases of citrus greening have popped up in the past month near Los Angeles, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The tree-killing disease is also damaging groves in Florida and Texas, but has yet to appear in Arizona.Researchers want to know if climates like Arizona’s offer citrus trees some natural protections against greening.When a small insect called the Asian citrus psyllid feeds on trees, it can transmit citrus greening. The bacterial disease causes a d
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Episode 234: Pollution from Colorado Mine Spill Flows Toward Arizona | Arizona Public Media

Million of gallons of waste, including arsenic and lead, surged into tributaries of Colorado River.
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Don't call these bright bugs beetles | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun

Don't call these bright bugs beetles | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Giant mesquite bugs are eye-catching to say the least. These large striking bugs may appear scary to some, but these colorful creatures are actually harmless to people.
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'Improved Planting Standard' changes rules for trees | The Prescott Daily Courier

'Improved Planting Standard' changes rules for trees | The Prescott Daily Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Telling someone how to plant a new tree or shrub is one of the most difficult tasks I face in my job. This is because a tree planting myth has been circulating for many years. The myth says: When planting a tree or shrub, thou shalt dig a hole twice as wide and twice as deep as the root ball and amend the backfill with organic matter.



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Got An Idea For Racing? Here's Your Chance To Pitch It | Paulick Report

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program will offer a pitch competition for innovators at this year's Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming.
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Small UA program tracks success in horse racing industry | Copa Monitor (AZ)

Small UA program tracks success in horse racing industry | Copa Monitor (AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON — The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.
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Exploring The Private Lives of Hummingbirds | UANews

Exploring The Private Lives of Hummingbirds | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In July, while workers were wrapping up construction of the new University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Building, or ENR2, they discovered someone else wrapping up a little construction of her own. That someone was a hummingbird, and she had built her nest on a data cable dangling directly in front of a security camera.

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Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry | Inside Tucson Business

Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry | Inside Tucson Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.
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Meet the Dean: Shane Burgess | UA@Work

Meet the Dean: Shane Burgess | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

They're experts in their fields and essential campus leaders, but how well do you know deans across the University?

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Terry Lundgren: "Stores Are The New Black," Part I | Forbes

Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, borrowed this quote during his opening remarks at the University of Arizona Global Retailing Conference in Tucson back in April, attributing it to NYU-Stern Marketing Professor Scott Galloway, who also happens to be one of the world’s experts in digital marketing. Calling stores “the new black” is a nod to that old-fashioned expression referring to something that’s come into style. Simply said, it means they are not only not going to be replaced by e-commerce, they will thrive as the “in vogue” standard bearer for retailing.

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As Seas Rise, Saltwater Plants Offer Hope Farms Will Survive | New York (NY) Times

On a sun-scorched wasteland near India's southern tip, an unlikely garden filled with spiky shrubs and spindly greens is growing, seemingly against all odds.

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Vines challenge native oak in Oracle | Arizona Daily Star

Vines challenge native oak in Oracle | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I live in Oracle and have a native oak with ivy growing up the trunk. I am wondering if it is a threat to the tree. I also have
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Planting ocotillos | Arizona Daily Star

Planting ocotillos | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have two ocotillos that I planted myself about seven years ago. Both are oddly shaped but growing well from their original size of about 1 foot. They grow
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AZ WEEK: Is Mine Waste Spill Threatening Arizona's Water?

Million of gallons of waste, including arsenic and lead, surged into tributaries of Colorado River.
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – Gold King Mine Spill | Native America Calling 

On Aug. 5, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accidentally triggered a major toxic spill of mine waste into a creek that flowed into the Animas River in Colorado. The EPA estimates that about 3 million gallons of mining waste water was released. The spill turned the Animas, and later the San Juan River, bright orange. With the rivers closed, farmers, families and businesses are all affected by this spill. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye announced plans to take legal action against the EPA to recover money spent on cleaning up the spill.
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Doorknob Germs Can Infect Half The Office In Hours | Inside Science

Washing your hands helps to keep you and your officemates healthy.
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Arizona Gardeners: Now is the time to prepare for the fall growing season | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

The fall gardening season is upon us and if we blink, the important windows might pass us by.
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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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Geldmacher named Ag Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Geldmacher named Ag Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Karen Geldmacher, professor of agriculture at Central Arizona College, recently was named Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Agriculture Teachers Association.
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UA campus a little 'greener' with completion of ERN2 Building | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

UA campus a little 'greener' with completion of ERN2 Building | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In order to enhance the campus’ sustainability efforts, the University of Arizona has a new building that is making passing bystanders seeing green.
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