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UA Employee Explores the Arctic with National Geographic | UA@Work

UA Employee Explores the Arctic with National Geographic | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Betsy Wilkening, program coordinator for the UA's Arizona Project WET, escaped the heat in a big way this summer.
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A Garden Plot Called Soup Pot | Edible Baja Arizona

A Garden Plot Called Soup Pot | Edible Baja Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When you first enter Tucson Village Farm, a tall pole stacked with thin, hand-painted wooden signs greets you. Each sign is marked with the colorful handprints of the students who created each line, leaving their mark on the farm, on its mission, and on its future.

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University-developed apps aid Arizona cotton farmers | AgProfessional

University-developed apps aid Arizona cotton farmers | AgProfessional | 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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Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner

Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Summer rains bring out the best in desert plants, evidenced by the lush green that appears after monsoon season settles in.
However, if you have plants in your
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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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When to plant vegetables in an Arizona garden | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

When to plant vegetables in an Arizona garden | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many move to Arizona to enjoy the warm weather, especially given how many days per year the sun is shining.
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Program’s aim: Grow stronger families | Casa Grande Dispatch

Children gobbling down plates of spaghetti and parents and kids chatting about their day could be the scene from any dinner table, but on Thursday nights at Head Start in Casa Grande, the simple act of sitting down for a meal is one of several activities aimed at improving intrafamily dynamics.

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United States Of America : Mobile & web apps help Arizona cotton growers manage crops | Fibre2fashion.com

United States Of America : Mobile & web apps help Arizona cotton growers manage crops | Fibre2fashion.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has created two high-tech mobile and web applications to help cotton farmers
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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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