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UA students get retail tips at first ThinkBIG Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA students get retail tips at first ThinkBIG Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

For those interested in becoming retail entrepreneurs, the UA Retail Entrepreneurship Club is hosting its first ThinkBIG Conference on Saturday.

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Quarter Century of Data Fuels UA Startup Software | UANews

Quarter Century of Data Fuels UA Startup Software | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One of the greatest challenges facing agricultural producers this year is the ever-shifting price of commodities. To help farmers, agribusinesses and brokers reduce commodity price risks while making timely decisions about purchasing inputs and marketing output, the University of Arizona has licensed a commodity price-risk management web application to Tucson startup company HedgeSmart LLC.
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What Is This #AZCritter? Giant Mesquite Bugs

What Is This #AZCritter? Giant Mesquite Bugs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What Is This #AZCritter? is a new digital series from the Arizona Science Desk that wants to help you identify and learn more about interesting Arizona animals.
Have you ever seen a strange critter in Arizona you couldn’t identify? Submit it to science.kjzz.org/azcritter. If your photo gets chosen, you’ll get a free Arizona Science Desk keychain!
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Home Care Assistance of Centennial Welcomes Maricella Guerrero-Larson as Client Care Manager

Home Care Assistance of Centennial, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors in South Metro Denver, welcomes Maricella Guerrero-Larson as their new Client Care Manager.
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Re-evaluate insecticide treatment before planting garden

Re-evaluate insecticide treatment before planting garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dead beetles, naked ladies and a lovely vine for privacy.
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"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.
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Water We Singing About? Coordinator Cooperation in Arizona! | Project WET Foundation

Water We Singing About? Coordinator Cooperation in Arizona! | Project WET Foundation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Guest post by Arizona Project WET
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Registration Open for Arizona Symposium

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program said registration is open for the 43rd Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to be held Dec. 5-7, 2016.
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Crop of the Week: Safflower

Crop of the Week: Safflower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
• Safflower was originally grown for the flowers that were used in making red and yellow dyes for clothing and food preparation. Today this crop supplies oil, meal, birdseed, and
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Agri View: Vines Controlling Temperature | AgNet West - California Agriculture News

Agri View: Vines Controlling Temperature | AgNet West - California Agriculture News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The reasons for using vines in the landscape are many and varied. Everett Griner talks about how vines can be used to fight rising temperature in today's
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County supervisor candidates clash over unpaid taxes | Yuma Sun

County supervisor candidates clash over unpaid taxes | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SOMERTON – The campaign leading up to the August primary election is turning into a war of words between two Democratic candidates for the District 1 seat on the Yuma
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Arizona Gardeners: Resetting uprooted trees needs to be done before roots die

Arizona Gardeners: Resetting uprooted trees needs to be done before roots die | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A few years back, we discussed the process of deciding what to do with trees and shrubs uprooted by summer windstorms. With the arrival of monsoon thunderstorms, it is a sure bet that there will be some trees that will blow over during one of the storms.
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Starve those weeds rather than use chemicals

Starve those weeds rather than use chemicals | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I recently removed a large amount of entangled vines and plants from around the back of my home. They had been there since before I purchased it in 1969.
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Arizona Expert Says New Federal Catfish Regulations A 'Red Herring'

Arizona Expert Says New Federal Catfish Regulations A 'Red Herring' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Kevin Fitzsimmons
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Congratulations to these recently honored UA employees, departments and retirees.
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Fargo horse park on track for success as racing returns this...

FARGO—After a year hiatus, horse racing will return to the North Dakota Horse Park here on Saturday, July 16.Horses, owners and trainers began arrivin
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5 Gross and Amazing Ways Animals Deliver Sperm

5 Gross and Amazing Ways Animals Deliver Sperm | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One worm lives inside the female and ejaculates through the top of her head.
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Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County

Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WILLCOX - Three area organizations received Cochise County Building Grants from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona recently, said Candace Weingart, rural areas capacity coordinator of the CFB, based
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Arizona Gardeners: When to remove trees from the garden or landscape

Arizona Gardeners: When to remove trees from the garden or landscape | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There seem to be many trees locally that are in decline, some of which may even be reaching the dangerous stage. Sometimes, when a tree is diseased or damaged, there really is no other choice but to take it out.
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UA Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Future of Desalination | UANews

UA Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Future of Desalination | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As a variety of factors are expected to increase water scarcity throughout the Southwest region, several states, including Arizona, are considering plans to partner with Mexico to build binational desalination plants.
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Tours offer first-hand look at harvesting systems

Ah, it's monsoon — that treasured time of year to revel in the fresh scent of rain and marvel at how fast plants respond to this precious substance we humans
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Vines Controlling Temperature - Southeast AgNET

Vines Controlling Temperature - Southeast AgNET | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The reasons for using vines in the landscape are many and varied. Everett Griner talks about how vines can be used to fight rising temperature in today's 
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Are destructive bark beetles headed for Green Valley?

Are destructive bark beetles headed for Green Valley? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
To most people, three funnel-like objects dangling from a pine tree in Chuck Parsons' yard near Desert Meadows Park might look like bird feeders, watering devices or, as some neighbors
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How much to water your ash trees

How much to water your ash trees | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: Three years ago I bought a bonita ash tree because of its size, beauty, easy maintenance, and short period of leaf dropping. So impressed over the past year I
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