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UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Springtime is near, and with it the start of dust storm season in the southwestern United States.

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Invasive malta starthistle gaining ground in Greenlee

Invasive malta starthistle gaining ground in Greenlee | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Malta starthistle (Centaurea melitensis L.), also called tocalote or Napa starthistle, is an annual invasive weed gaining ground in Greenlee County. It can be seen easily along roadsides in the
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Terrestrial Ecosystems Feeling the Heat, Research Shows | Latest Technology

Terrestrial Ecosystems Feeling the Heat, Research Shows | Latest Technology | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Growth and productivity: Projects key for Yuma agriculture

Growth and productivity: Projects key for Yuma agriculture | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Just about everyone in Yuma knows that the county boasts a multi-billion-dollar agriculture industry that feeds the nation during the winter months.
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Campus health services provide alternative health care options for students

Campus health services provide alternative health care options for students | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Health care in Tucson is on the other side of the greener pastures. However first-time users of campus sports medicine or the walk-in clinic find their needs met by Campus Health Service, from emergencies to just getting Emergen-C.
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'Sensor tags' track a day in the life of a bumble bee - Futurity

'Sensor tags' track a day in the life of a bumble bee - Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists glued tiny "sensor tags" to the backs of bumblebees and got an unprecedented look inside the colony.
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Terrestrial Ecosystems Feeling the Heat, Research Shows

Terrestrial ecosystems provide a tremendous service to humanity and the well-being of the Earth by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, acting as a "carbon sink" where carbon inputs from photosynthesis are greater than carbon losses from plant and animal respiration.  Yet, the exact processes influencing the relative strength of land carbon uptake have remained elusive and an area of debate among scientists.
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UPDATE: 5 things that prove rich people are cheap

UPDATE: 5 things that prove rich people are cheap,Read most current stock market news, Get stock, fund, etf analyst reports from an independent source you can trust - Morningstar
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Arizona RTIP Students Gain Real-World Experience at Rillito Park

TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 12, 2017—The Rillito Park Foundation announced last week that PariBet LLC, an advanced deposit wagering service, is partnering with Rillito Park Racetrack to sponsor students in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) who work at the racetrack during its 2017 winter meet.

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Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day

Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — They came to learn about solar power in ranching, developments in cotton growing, tree pruning methods, canning food and more, while some came to talk about a highly
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PariBet Race Track Industry Student Experience: Funny Cide Inspires Alexa Ravit - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

PariBet Race Track Industry Student Experience: Funny Cide Inspires Alexa Ravit - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This is the first in a series of stories profiling participants of the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience. One would be hard-pressed to find two racetracks more different than Belmont Park and Rillito Park, but it is Belmont and its hometown hero Funny Cide that Alexa Ravit has to thank for luring her to horse …
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Your family's ultimate guide to uniquely Arizona activities

Ways to spend a day or a week with kids of all ages.
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Arizona's 105th birthday: How immigrants handled the early years

Immigrants brought their skills and energy and entered this land of harsh living conditions that offered nothing but raw materials and opportunity
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Calendar of Events: Feb. 25 - March 2

Saturday, Feb. 25
Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration, 10 a.m. at McLandress Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St. in Chino Valley.
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High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference on its way

High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference on its way | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA — The longest running two-day gardening conference in Arizona — and one of the longest in the southwest U.S. — returns to town next month.
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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: Designs On Management - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: Designs On Management - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This is part of a series profiling participants of the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience (PRISE), a program that allows Race Track Industry Program students the chance to work in paid positions in key roles at Rillito Park. For Kevin Schnoor, horse racing has always been an integral part of his life. His father has owned racehorses …
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Green Thumb: Explore true life of busy bees

Green Thumb: Explore true life of busy bees | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Think your life is as busy as the bees? Attend the March 2 Green Valley Gardeners presentation to hear beekeeper Emily Rockey describe why bees behave as they do, where
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University of Arizona grad grows 10 million heads of lettuce without soil

University of Arizona grad grows 10 million heads of lettuce without soil | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A UA center is researching ways to grow food in extreme circumstances and to impart extraordinary flavor to ordinary varieties.
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Central Arizona College - Steven Sipes Named 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Steven Sipes of Casa Grande, AZ, has been named the 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the South Central District of the Arizona Association Future Farmers of America (FFA).
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Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance

Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As part of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, a department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Master Gardeners volunteers are available to help local residents with their
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RTIP Students To Gain Real-World Racetrack Operations Experience At Rillito Park - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

RTIP Students To Gain Real-World Racetrack Operations Experience At Rillito Park - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Rillito Park Foundation announced today that PariBet LLC, an advanced deposit wagering service, is partnering with Rillito Park Racetrack to sponsor students in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) who work at the racetrack during its 2017 winter meet. The sponsorship, which will be known as the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student …
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Four Questions: Wonder Why Every Rose Has Its Thorn?

Valentine's Day is the busiest day of the year for florists, and no flower is more popular on the occasion than the quintessential red rose. We asked rose expert Lauren Kettenbach, an Arizona Master Gardener who oversees the rose garden at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office at 4210 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, to share some of what she knows about the rose.
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UA Community Garden vandalized over weekend, more than $7000 of damages

UA Community Garden vandalized over weekend, more than $7000 of damages | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sometime between Friday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 12, the UA Community Garden was vandalized.
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Meetings and Events: Creative painting, yard sales and craft shows

Meetings and Events: Creative painting, yard sales and craft shows | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Creative painting techniques class
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Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab

Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last month, Dr. Arun Dhar moved to Tucson to begin his duties as an Associate Professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and as Director of the Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory. The Arizona Aquaculture Pathology lab serves as the OIE Reference lab for crustacean diseases and was developed and led by Dr. Donald Lightner for many years before his recent retirement. As Director, Dr. Dhar leads a world class research and development team with expertise in diagnostics, treatment and biosecurity against virtually all classes of pathogens and parasites of shrimp and other crustaceans.
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