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Fighting EMS shrimp disease in Mexico -- Cargill workshop to draw together academic researchers and industry | KMPH (TV-Fresno, CA)

Cargill's animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, Nov. 12-13, in Ciudad Obregon to explore strategies to help customers deal with a new bacterial disease causing...
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Put down the hose and back slowly away from the lawn | Arizona Republic

Put down the hose and back slowly away from the lawn | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It is 6:15 a.m., and I am standing in my front yard with a cup of coffee in one hand and a garden hose in the other. The sun is just up. It's cool
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Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog

Arizona 4-H Director Earns Awards for Leadership in Nepal | USDA Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With more than 6.5 million American youth actively involved in 4-H, it’s not unusual to think of 4-H as an “All-American” tradition – and that’s OK, but there’s more to the story. The fact is, it is estimated that more than 7 million youth in 80 countries around the world are 4-H’ers. Now, thanks to the efforts of a man from Arizona, the mountainous Asian nation of Nepal has joined the 4-H family.
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Mosquitoes threaten Arizona with new diseases | Arizona Sonora News Service

Mosquitoes threaten Arizona with new diseases | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mosquitoes could carry new troubles to Arizona. Dengue Fever and a second disease, Chikungunya, have started to crop up in areas surrounding Arizona, putting researchers on high alert about the looming threat the diseases could pose to the state.



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New training to reduce pesticides in schools | Arizona Sonora News Service

New training to reduce pesticides in schools | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Some are vacuumed. Some are swept. Others are crushed, baited or trapped. The rest are kept out with caulk, window screens, door sweeps or, as a last resort, sprayed with chemicals.



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Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work

Faculty Recognized for Teaching Talents | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Seven professors, nominated by their peers and students, were recognized with Awards of Distinction.
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Challenge for $100K winner: Tell the story of water | Arizona Republic

Challenge for $100K winner: Tell the story of water | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Winner of $100,000 New Arizona Prize wants us all to help tell the story of water
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Sustainability: Beyond the Mirage | KAET (TV-Phoenix)

Beyond The Mirage is an innovative web-based experience that aims to raise awareness and understanding about Arizona’s water supplies and demands.

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UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine

UA Love Story: Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Jordan Selchow ’13 and Tiffany Hayes Selchow ’11 met while they were both students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The couple helped run a herd of cattle and hogs at the UA Farm at Roger Road and Campbell Avenue when they were students. So it was only fitting that they took their engagement photos at the Farm, where their love story began.
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Four Arizona leaders to earn honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies | NAU News

Four Arizona leaders to earn honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies | NAU News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Four leaders who are committed to education and serving the Arizona community will be awarded honorary degrees during Northern Arizona University’s spring commencement ceremonies.

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Arizona Vet School Won’t Open This Year | Veterinary Practice News

Arizona Vet School Won’t Open This Year | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pending a visit from the Council on Education, the University of Arizona plans to launch a DVM program in August 2016, a year later than expected.
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Google, Starbucks Executives in Lineup for Retail Conference | HighBeam Research

To learn about connecting with customers in a digital age, attendees at the University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference in April can just ask Google.



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Executives from Google, Starbucks at Tucson retail conference | Arizona Daily Star

This year's UA theme: How to be "Everywhere at Once" for customers.
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Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter hosts March Madness special | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter hosts March Madness special | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Throughout March, shelter volunteers will be naming these special 'wildcats' after UA players, forming a 'Cinderella team of MVPs' (Most Valuable Pets). These cats were picked by shelter officials ...
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Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work

Awards for Excellence to Honor Exceptional Employees | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several dedicated UA employees will be honored tomorrow at the 27th annual Awards for Excellence ceremony.
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How to Beat 6 Everyday Infection Spreaders | MSN Health & Fitness

How to Beat 6 Everyday Infection Spreaders | MSN Health & Fitness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We have some high-priority pathogens we'd like you to meet—and, with our help, defeat.
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Los mosquitos amenazan a Arizona con nuevas enfermedades | Arizona Sonora News Service

Los mosquitos amenazan a Arizona con nuevas enfermedades | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Los mosquitos podrían portar nuevos problemas a Arizona. La fiebre del Dengue y otra enfermedad, Chikunguany, empezaron a surgir en áreas alrededor de Arizona poniendo a investigadores en máxima alerta sobre la inminente amenaza que la enfermedad podría traer al estado.



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Community gardens take root in Arizona | Arizona Sonora News Service

Community gardens take root in Arizona | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Community gardens in Tucson, Phoenix, Mesa, Flagstaff and other cities across the state are in full bloom, as part of city initiatives or through private organizations.



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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | Yuma News Now

Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity

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Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Bruce Tabashnik, professor and head of entomology in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been awarded the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. The award was presented at the annual Awards of Distinction Ceremony luncheon recently at the Student Union Memorial Center on campus. Sponsored by the UA provost, the prize was established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000 and consists of a one-time award
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UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews

UA Students Gain Experience in Racing Industry | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Patrons at Rillito Park Race Track in northwest Tucson may have noticed a new presence during the recently completed spring race meet: young adults, dressed in navy shirts, on the TV screens, in the admissions booths and in the racing office. 
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Center for Retailing Interim Director Gears Up for Global Conference | UA@Work

Center for Retailing Interim Director Gears Up for Global Conference | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA's annual Global Retailing Conference will explore the future of retail in America and beyond.
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Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: The ‘Square Foot Gardening’ system fits even small spaces | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When space is limited, a “Square Foot Gardening” system makes growing vegetables and flowers a snap. 
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Divorce tied to increased heart attack risk | Fox News

Divorce tied to increased heart attack risk | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Women who have been divorced once, or men who have been divorced at least twice, are more likely to have a heart attack than people who get and stay married, according to a new study.
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World Stock Markets & Stock Index Performance | Bloomberg Businessweek

Read breaking news from stock markets around the world. Find information on the major U.S. indices and stock exchanges for your investing decisions.
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Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Eurekalert

Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Eurekalert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants -- which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as 'green' replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.
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