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Arizona Gardeners, 3/25/15 | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Arizona Gardeners, 3/25/15 | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agave and yucca plants are easy to grow, add variety to otherwise boring landscapes, and require very little water. These interesting desert natives are classified among the many succulent plants.  
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Gardening workshop March 21 at County Fairgrounds | Copper Era (Greenlee, AZ)

Gardening workshop March 21 at County Fairgrounds | Copper Era (Greenlee, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For those looking for something productive to do in their spare time, Master Gardener Bill Cook suggests planting a garden.
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3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic

3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Master gardners will be on hand to offer tips about how to plant a desert garden.
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Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We can now officially say that this spring is going to be good for wildflowers. 
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These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce

These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Who knew?...
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Arizona Gardeners: Understanding the popular, low-water-use bougainvillea | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A popular low-water-use plant that gives lots of color in the landscape is bougainvillea.



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Arizona Gardeners: 10 tips for a great spring garden in Pinal County | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Now that the really cold weather appears to be behind us and the temperatures are slowly warming, it is time to put in a spring vegetable garden. Vegetable gardens provide delicious and highly nutritious entrees  for the dinner table. There is nothing better than a fresh Caesar salad right out of the garden. I like to grow eggplant and cook up a batch in the Dutch oven outdoors over the coals. Watching and working with plants can add a new dimension to your life. It can be a source of physical a
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Land-Grant Mission Being Taken South of the Border | Ag Weekly

TUCSON, Arizona- Last week, nearly 60 representatives from 19 Mexican universities made a visit to the Tucson Village Farm, located on the University of Arizona's Campus Agricultural Center along north
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Citrus pest quarantine expands | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Arizona is trying to keep a small insect from causing big problems for a multi-million dollar industry.
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Applications accepted for Project CENTRL course | San Pedro Valley News-Sun

BENSON — If you’re interested in learning more about the needs of rural Arizona and its agricultural influence while improving leadership skills, you may want to consider applying for this upcoming course.
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Protecting The Nation's Leafy Greens In The Southwest | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Protecting The Nation's Leafy Greens In The Southwest | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In 2006, an E. coli outbreak in California Spinach rocked the fresh produce industry. Nearly 200 people across the country got sick. Three died. Farmers in Arizona were paying close attention. Arizona, along with California, produces almost all of the nation’s leafy greens and so they both got to work developing a more stringent approach to food safety.
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Project REINU Taps Into UA's Extension Expertise | UANews

Last week, nearly 60 representatives from 19 Mexican universities made a visit to the Tucson Village Farm, located on the University of Arizona's Campus Agricultural Center along north Campbell Avenue. They were there for more than enjoying the sunshine and tasting the fresh farm produce. They participated in a UA-hosted training for a project to establish a new extension network in Mexico.
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Rural leadership program, Project CENTRL, applications due March 1 | Willcox Range News

CASA GRANDE — Project CENTRL, Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, is now accepting applications for Class 24.  Rural leaders, farmers, ranchers, and individuals with a strong interest in or  working with businesses that serve agriculture or rural Arizona who want to improve their leadership skills are encouraged to apply.   
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Our conversation about water must continue | Arizona Daily Star

Our conversation about water must continue | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Past state leaders crafted robust policy that enabled Arizona to prosper.
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Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The normally patchy field of grass on the east side of the UA Mall will soon be the stomping grounds of animals, insects and robots.
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Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune

Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Beginning Farming and Ranching classes begin in a month in Florence, presented by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension and Future Forward Foundation, Inc.
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Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International

Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Family Resource Center (FRC) Program, administered by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County, has been helping families with children aged 0-5 in Santa Cruz County to prepare for kindergarten since 2010. The program now has data to prove that it is making an impact.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15. Visitors to Science City will experience the connection between their daily lives and advances in science and learn about groundbreaking research being done at the UA. The Tucson Festival of Books is the fourth-largest book festival in the world, but it is the only one to incorporate science as a key com
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UA helps Mexican universities build extension network | Tucson Sentinel

 TenThe University of Arizona is helping establish a national network of extension programs in Mexican universities, Project REINU, designed to bring resources and education to communities in rural Mexico.

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Book festival serves a super-sized slice of pi | Arizona Daily Star

Explore the concept of pi at the book festival's Science of Pi zone.
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Arizona Agriculture Celebrates UA Taking Its Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | Arizona Farm Bureau

Arizona Agriculture Celebrates UA Taking Its Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | Arizona Farm Bureau | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Representatives from Mexico participated in a UA-hosted training for a project to establish a new extension network in Mexico.
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Arizona Gardeners: Pruning roses to keep bushes healthy, producing quality flowers Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Pruning roses to keep bushes healthy, producing quality flowers  Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The time to prune rose bushes is just about up so if you still have not done that chore, you need to set it as a priority. However, don’t just go out and whack away at the bush. In order to produce good quality flowers, pruning has to be done correctly! 
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UA Taking Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | AgWired

UA Taking Land-Grant Mission South of the Border | AgWired | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last week, nearly 60 representatives from 19 Mexican universities made a visit to the Tucson Village Farm, located on the University of Arizona's Campus Agricultural Center. The UA is leading the i...
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Project REINU - YouTube | UANews

Nearly 60 representatives from 19 Mexican universities visit the Tucson Village Farm to learn more about how the UA implements its land-grant mission.
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Rural leadership program applications due March 1 | Eastern Arizona Courier

Rural leadership program applications due March 1 | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CASA GRANDE — Project CENTRL, Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, is now accepting applications for Class 24. Rural leaders, farmers, ranchers and individuals with a strong interest in or working with businesses that serve agriculture or rural Arizona are encouraged to apply.
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