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New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press

New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New apps for Arizona cotton growers expand crop management.
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'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press

'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The ‘summer slump’ period is a decline in alfalfa growth which usually starts in July in hot summer areas of the West, including the low elevation deserts in Southern California and Arizona.

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'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press

'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The "summer slump" period during the extemely hot summer months in the Arizona and California desert areas reduces alfalfa yields.
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For a Greener Yard, Lose the Lawn | NPR

Across the Southwest, cities are banning water-thirsty front lawns. Cado Daily of the University of Arizona's Water Wise Program views that as an opportunity to plant a "rainscape" — a yard with drought-friendly native plants that she says can look as lush as a lawn, and lure wildlife back, too.

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Too many pine seedlings in northern Arizona? | AZ Daily Star

Too many pine seedlings in northern Arizona? | AZ Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The year 2013 may have more in common with 1919 than just a record-tying amount of July moisture.
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Buckmaster Show 7/31/2013: Easy way to compare airline ticket costs out of Tucson | KVOI (Radio-Tucson)

Today on Buckmaster – Former Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup, now honorary consul to the Republic of Korea. Also, Dr. Jeffrey Silvertooth, UA College of Agriculture associate dean for economic development and director of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

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Here's some help if you don't want the bedbugs to bite | Arizona Republic

Here's some help if you don't want the bedbugs to bite | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
They are devious hitchhikers, uninvited houseguests of the worst kind.
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Phoenix Project to Turn Vacant Lots into Community Spaces | Earth911.com

Phoenix Project to Turn Vacant Lots into Community Spaces | Earth911.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The first vacant lot being tackled by PHX Renews is a 15-acre space located at a busy intersection just north of the city's downtown.
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Arizona wine industry boosting ties to University of Arizona | Arizona Daily Star

Arizona wine industry boosting ties to University of Arizona | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Arizona Wine Growers Association is rolling out a plan to bolster the state's burgeoning wine industry with the help of the University of Arizona.
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Harvesting monsoon | Willcox Range News

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The University of Arizona Water Wise Program hosted its annual rainwater harvesting tour, which brought locals in touch with how residential and commercial collection sites work.

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Abu Dhabi to host agriculture innovations forum | Gulf Today (United Arab Emirates)

The City of Abu Dhabi has been chosen to host the inaugural Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from February, 3-5, 2014.

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Study shows SC County ripe for solar projects | Nogales International

Study shows SC County  ripe for solar projects | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
While the blazing sunshine may be an annoyance to local residents during the hot summer months, it has the potential to power thousands of Santa Cruz County homes.
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2013 Summer Sedona Community Farmers Market at Tlaquepaque | Gateway to Sedona

2013 Summer Sedona Community Farmers Market at Tlaquepaque | Gateway to Sedona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sedona Community Farmers Market summer season opens at Tlaquepaque beside Oak Creek.
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UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews

UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mobile and Web apps aren't just for tweeting your thoughts or posting your status. The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has created high-tech mobile and Web applications to help cotton farmers manage their crops.

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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway | Arizona Daily Star

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway | Arizona Daily Star

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
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The Future For Agricultural Water Use And Water Delivery In Arizona | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Live in the Southwest for any amount of time, and you get used to very dry conditions, but the past dozen years have approached historic levels of drought. That has led the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to reduce the water released from Colorado River system reservoirs.

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Local 4-H club competes at county wide competition | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

Local 4-H club competes at county wide competition | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

On July 13, The Douglas Bulldog 4-H club competed in a county wide 4-H demonstration event in Sierra Vista at the University of Arizona campus.

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Why was county funding cut for Master Gardener program? | Arizona Republic

Question from Denise: Why did the county cut its budget for the University of Arizona Master Gardener program at a time when interest in and requests for information, instruction and help for community and school gardens and urban farming are...
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Protect trees from monsoon storms by pruning | Arizona Republic

Protect trees from monsoon storms by pruning,Pruning your trees and not overwatering them is the best way to protect them during Arizona’s monsoons, experts say.
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First ‘Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture’ to be held in Abu Dhabi | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia)

First ‘Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture’ to be held in Abu Dhabi | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The City of Abu Dhabi has been chosen to host the inaugural Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on Feb. 3-5, 2014.

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Abu Dhabi forum to focus on global agriculture innovations | Arab News (Saudi Arabia)

Abu Dhabi will host the inaugural Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from Feb. 3-5, 2014.

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First 'Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture' to be held in Abu Dhabi | Zawya (United Arab Emirates)

The City of Abu Dhabi has been chosen to host the inaugural Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on Feb.
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Arizona Veg IPM Update: insect-weed interaction, Sclerotinia lettuce drop, Kerb and lettuce | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: insect-weed interaction, Sclerotinia lettuce drop, Kerb and lettuce | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Weed management is very important in preventing insect buildups in fall crops. This is the perfect time to perform pre-plant soil flooding in fields which had high levels of Sclerotinia drop this past season.
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Teaching Excellence | Onsite Installer

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Kathryn Farrell-Poe has developed educational programs that boost onsite knowledge and professionalism in her home state of Arizona and beyond.
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