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Music, modified crops and monsters on tap | Arizona Daily Star

UA prof: World will need genetically enhanced crops

How can the Earth provide food for its 9 billion people by 2050? That's the question being tackled by professor Rod A. Wing, who holds the Bud Antle Endowed Chair at the University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences and is also director of the Arizona Genomics Institute.

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8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour

8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A sunflower field and a tree at sunset. Photo Janet Kopper / Getty Images It's a T-shirt kind of day in Washington, DC: 85 degrees with 63 percent humidity
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Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program

Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The scholarship database the University of Arizona designed and built to match students with funding opportunities – launched in response to the global financial crisis of the last decade – is being honored by a national recognition program.
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Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian

Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health.

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UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star

UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cuts to campus entities are in the 3 to 5 percent range.
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Donated ranch to help University of Arizona expand veterinary program | Bovine Veterinarian

Donated ranch to help University of Arizona expand veterinary program | Bovine Veterinarian | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The donation of a 45-acre ranch in Northern Arizona will help the University of Arizona expand its newly established Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program, university officials said.

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UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star

UA layoffs underway as school cuts $25 million | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cuts to campus entities are in the 3 to 5 percent range.
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New Arizona Vet School Gets $2.5 Million Ranch | Veterinary Practice News

New Arizona Vet School Gets $2.5 Million Ranch | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona has added a 45-acre ranch to the array of facilities awaiting students when the nation’s 31st veterinary college opens.
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UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA web cam features hummingbird | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A hummingbird made the nest on top of a data cable at the UA's news Environment and Natural Resources building.
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Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation | VIN News Service

Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation | VIN News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
And as far as accreditation is concerned, AVMA leaders don’t want to entertain any more attempts to revamp how the system works.
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New owner hopes to revive The Woodlands, but a return to glory won’t be easy | Kansas City Star

New owner hopes to revive The Woodlands, but a return to glory won’t be easy | Kansas City Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Phil Ruffin plans on bringing back horse races and pairing them with casino slot games, creating a hybrid called a “racino.” While supporters say a revival of the racetrack with slot machines would bring millions of dollars to Kansas, others say changing gambling laws to help The Woodlands come back to life would upset the applecart of the nearby gaming industry.
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iPlant taming the 'Big Data Beast' | Ag Professional

iPlant taming the 'Big Data Beast' | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA-headquartered iPlant Collaborative is a National Science Foundation-funded cyberinfrastructure project providing computational support to life science researchers in the form of secure data storage, services for data analysis, and the underlying infrastructure to share datasets among collaborators anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

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Ranch near Sedona donated to U. of Arizona veterinary school | Arizona Daily Star

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 45-acre ranch near Sedona is going to be part of a veterinary program launching at the University of Arizona in August.
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Ranch near Sedona donated to U. of Arizona veterinary school | Bellingham (WA) Herald

A 45-acre ranch near Sedona is going to be part of a veterinary program launching at the University of Arizona in August.
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Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | The Sierra Vista Herald

Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the name of the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival implies, there is much more going on during the ongoing annual event than those focused on creatures of the feathered variety, as illustrated by its dozens of free lectures.

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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | Washington (DC) Times

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog)

6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We’re already vulnerable to harm from extreme heat, flooding and hurricanes. What other health threats will climate change bring, and how can we stay safe now?
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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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UA ENR2 Building Hosts Avian Family | UANews

A momma hummingbird hatched twins this summer at the new University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Building, called ENR2.

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National Teach Ag Day: Meet the 2015-2016 Natio... | NAAE Communities of Practice

National Teach Ag Day: Meet the 2015-2016 Natio... | NAAE Communities of Practice | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Name: Isaiah Govea

University: The University of Arizona

Home State: Arizona

Year in School: Junior

High School Agriculture Program: Paradise Valley High School
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iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast' | UANews

iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In an era of unprecedented scientific discovery, researchers are generating more data than ever before. But do scientists have access to enough technological firepower to turn this mountain of data into tangible results?

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Hummingbird builds nest on cable, UA sets up web cam | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

Hummingbird builds nest on cable, UA sets up web cam | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON - A hummingbird built a nest on a data cable at one of the University of Arizona's newest buildings.The university has a live streaming web camera on the nest at the Environment and Natural ...
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University of Arizona’s win of DK Ranch shows what real investment is | Sedona Red Rock News

The University of Arizona will become a permanent presence in the Verde Valley thanks to a donation of land by the Steele Foundation.
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Rain catchment systems catching on | Arizona Daily Sun

Rain catchment systems catching on | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Easier installation and bigger savings are prompting more homeowners to divert rainwater from roofs into cisterns for irrigation
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University Of Arizona Acquires 45-Acre Ranch In Cornville | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

The University of Arizona is usually associated with Tucson, but it has a presence all over the state. And that’s expanding with a 45-acre ranch in Cornville — near Sedona.

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Ranch near Sedona donated to University of Arizona veterinary school | Your West Valley News (Sun City, AZ)

Ranch near Sedona donated to University of Arizona veterinary school | Your West Valley News (Sun City, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A 45-acre ranch near Sedona is going to be part of a veterinary program launching at the University of Arizona in August.
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