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Get your hands dirty in Eloy’s Community Garden | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Master gardener Rick Gibson tells CAHRA officials and other community gardeners what kind of insects to expect while planting various vegetables, flowers and other small crops and how to protect against them. 

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21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture | The Women's International Perspective

This Veteran’s Day, Food Tank brings you 21 organizations from around the world that are working to help veterans heal their wounds through farming and agriculture. These organizations are working to improve the lives of veterans and create a sustainable food system by educating veterans to be sustainable vegetable producers, providing job and skills training, and helping families rebuild their lives after civil war.



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ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News

ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.
“We are so pleased both leaders acc
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Autumn in Tucson: Tucson Village Farm Harvest Festival | Arizona Daily Star

Autumn in Tucson: Tucson Village Farm Harvest Festival | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Flavors, events, traditions: We share why fall is a season to be savored.
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Megdal re-elected to CAP board; other three seats uncertain | Arizona Daily Star

Megdal re-elected to CAP board; other three seats uncertain | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sharon Megdal won re-election to represent Pima County on the water board.
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Students take part in 4-H Day | Winston-Salem (NC) Chronicle

Students take part in 4-H Day | Winston-Salem (NC) Chronicle | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Students gathered at the Forsyth County Agriculture Building on Fairchild Road on Wednesday, Oct. 8 to take part in 4-H National Youth Science Day.The day was a part of National 4-H Week, in which thousands of students across the national took part.


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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Illinois Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.


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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Nebraska Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.

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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Wisconsin Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.

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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Kansas Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.



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\National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Minnesota Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.



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University of Arizona aiding in prevention of mega forest fires | Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier

As Arizona's 2014 wildfire season draws to a close, let's assess the costs - millions of dollars and nearly 200,000 acres of grassland and forest burned. On the plus side, roughly 120,000 acres of prescribed fires, managed by the U.S. Forest Service, occurred to remove excess fuels such as dead wood, dry brush and grasses, which fuel wildfires.



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Figs are fabulous in the fall | Arizona Daily Star

Figs are fabulous in the fall | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Figs flourish here this time of year — and there are many ways to prepare them.
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WATER WISE: Get your pipes ready for winter | The Sierra Vista Herald

Winter is on its way. Are you ready? Warm fall weather can lull us into thinking that freezing temperatures will never come, but they will. When the thermometer dips below 32F, we want assurance that our water system won’t freeze.  To be pro-active, here is a checklist.

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Silage corn a growing crop in Pinal | Copa Monitor (AZ)

There’s corn for people and corn for cows. Pinal County is pretty much corn-for-cows country. Cow corn is called silage. Most of the corn planted and harvested in Pinal County is silage.


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Program helps vets become farmers | Casa Grande Dispatch

ELOY — Lucky Nickel Ranch is part certified organic farm and part classroom. 
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Veterans Day: 21 programs helping vets through farming | Christian Science Monitor

Veterans Day: 21 programs helping vets through farming | Christian Science Monitor | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This Veteran’s Day, Food Tank brings you 21 organizations from around the world that are working to help veterans heal their wounds through farming and agriculture.
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Garden Kitchen hosting 2nd Desert Foods Fest | Arizona Daily Star

Garden Kitchen hosting 2nd Desert Foods Fest | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Even focuses on food you can find literally outside your front door.
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'Focus on cotton' webcasts address cures for sticky cotton | Western Farm Press

'Focus on cotton' webcasts address cures for sticky cotton | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Webcasts available 24/7 Learn causes and curse for "sticky cotton" 
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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Missouri Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.

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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | Iowa Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.



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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | USA Ag Network

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.



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National 4-H Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment | North Dakota Ag Connection

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), which launched last week. The Rockets to the Rescue experiment was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and challenges youth to build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims.



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4-H National Youth Science Day — Local youth to send 'Rockets to the Rescue' | Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News

On October 27, youth in Chippewa County 4-H will design and build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims
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Cooperative Extension Turns 100 | UANews

Cooperative Extension Turns 100 | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The Smith-Lever Act of 1914, signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson, established the Cooperative Extension Services affiliated with the land-grant universities.

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