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Launch Into Life | Willcox Range News

Launch Into Life | Willcox Range News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More than three-hundred Willcox High School students interviewed, got a “job” and then moved from table to table spending their newly earned money, after deducting taxes, on housing, transportation, groceries and, if there was anything left, optional expenses such as clothing and entertainment.
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From drought to land degradation — UofA focuses on challenges facing an arid environment | Arizona Capitol Times

From drought to land degradation — UofA focuses on challenges facing an arid environment | Arizona Capitol Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Most Arizonans know that our water supply is low. We face this challenge, along with climate extremes, political and policy relationships with other states and the federal government over water, as well as the need to balance our state’s natural wonders with effective resource use.
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UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | UANews

UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Water RAPIDS program is helping southerneastern Arizona's water-stressed Upper Gila Watershed plan for a sustainable future water supply.

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Arizona bracing for citrus-destroying insects | Arizona Republic

Arizona bracing for citrus-destroying insects | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona bracing for citrus-destroying insects,An insect that spreads a disease that has devastated citrus crops in Florida and California has arrived in Arizona, and fearful officials say it’s only a matter of time before the disease shows up here.
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A Conversation with another Water Expert: Sharon Megdal | Arizona Farm Bureau

Extended discussion on water must include our environmental concerns.
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Learn how to ‘grow’ a business | Eastern Arizona Courier

Learn how to ‘grow’ a business | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — Get a leg up on the competition and learn how to literally grow a small business.
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President Hart covers UA mission in town hall | Arizona Daily Wildcat

President Hart covers UA mission in town hall | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA President Ann Weaver Hart held a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon at the James E. Rogers College of Law to address the proposed budget for the UA and the progress of the 100 percent enhancement plan.

Earlier this year, Gov.
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UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews

UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus Lundgren, CEO of Macy's, and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

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President Hart Visits Oman and United Arab Emirates to Expand UA Partnership Opportunities | UA@Work

President Hart Visits Oman and United Arab Emirates to Expand UA Partnership Opportunities | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA President Ann Weaver Hart recently met with influential leaders and UA alumni in Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
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Woodpecker or insect? Something's tearing up Kingman's trees | Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner

Woodpecker or insect? Something's tearing up Kingman's trees | Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It seems inconceivable that a woodpecker could cause the kind of damage that's been done to some trees in downtown Kingman, but that may be the case if "Bug Man" Carl Olson is correct.

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UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Public Media

Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.
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Proposed state budget skimps on UA funding, board of regents chairman says | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Proposed state budget skimps on UA funding, board of regents chairman says | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA is taking the biggest hit in Gov. Jan Brewer’s budget proposal, Arizona Board of Regents chairman Rick Myers said Tuesday.
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Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest news for winter vegetable growers on aphid identification, lettuce dieback, and wheat herbicide sensitivity.
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UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | Press Release Point

UA's Water RAPIDS Program Creates Collaborative 'Atlas' to Address Water Scarcity | Press Release Point | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Water RAPIDS program is helping southerneastern Arizona's water-stressed Upper Gila Watershed plan for a sustainable future water supply.

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Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews

Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm, a working urban farm built by and for the youth of the Tucson community, was recognized on Wednesday for its innovative approach to nutrition education and focus on urban youth from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds when National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo and Arizona 4-H Executives honored the farm with a visit to kick off National Nutrition Month.

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Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Some young students will learn about farm life by working the University of Arizona's fields.
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Problems Caused By Over-Pruning and How to Avoid Them | Water Use It Wisely

Problems Caused By Over-Pruning and How to Avoid Them | Water Use It Wisely | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Have you ever driven by a landscape with shrubs that have been pruned into rounded shapes?  You may be surprised to find out that maintaining shrubs this way is often not only unnecessary, but uses more water than shrubs pruned infrequently. What are some of the other ill effects of... Read More
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Xeriscape plants replacing iconic citrus trees along Sun City street | Arizona Republic

A local non-profit is working with the Maricopa County Department of Transportation to rip out dozens of the iconic ornamental orange trees that have lined medians on Del Webb Boulevard for decades. The change is a sign that both the trees and public attitudes about water use have changed since the trail-blazing retirement community opened more than a half- century ago.

 

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UA Honors 'Pillars' of Research, Teaching, Engagement | UANews

UA Honors 'Pillars' of Research, Teaching, Engagement | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Several University of Arizona faculty members, students and alumni were honored last week as Pillars of Excellence in recognition of their contributions in research, service, teaching and academic excellence.

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Crop of the Week: Rainbow cauliflower | Yuma Sun

Crop of the Week: Rainbow cauliflower | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
• Cauliflower is a vegetable that consists of undeveloped white florets attached to a single stem that form a compact, cabbage-like head, called a curd. Cauliflower is closely related to broccoli but has a denser, more compact head, and it is most often white. It has a creamy, sweet, slightly nutty flavor and even though the florets are the most common part of the cauliflower that is eaten, the stem and leaves are also edible.
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The 10 Most Tweeted-About Super Bowl Ads | UANews

The 10 Most Tweeted-About Super Bowl Ads | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Forbes reported that this year's Super Bowl game was expected to break 2012's mark of 111.3 million viewers. Second to the game, Super Bowl commercials are a main draw for viewers, often spurring just as much conversation as the game's top plays. And companies should hope they would as a 30-second spot in this year's Super Bowl cost a cool $4 million, according to Paul Farhi of The Washington Post.

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Rural Leadership program applications due March 1 | White Mountain Independent

CASA GRANDE — Project CENTRL, Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, is now accepting applications for Class 23. Rural leaders, farmers, ranchers and individuals working in businesses that serve agriculture or rural Arizona who want to improve their leadership skills are encouraged to apply.   
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UA program offers kids ‘Agriculture Disneyland’ | InMaricopa

UA program offers kids ‘Agriculture Disneyland’ | InMaricopa | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Victor Jimenez isn’t a celebrity or a big shot figure. He’s not a famous musician or a local politician. He’s just an everyday, working individual.

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UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.
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U.S. Interior Department Honors UA, Partners | UA@Work

U.S. Interior Department Honors UA, Partners | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA and its partners in the Colorado River Minute 319 Binational Partnership have been honored by the Department of Interior.
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