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Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year

Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is a lot of anticipation about the holiday shopping season in Tucson, and whether sales will improve from last year.
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UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research

UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New WEST Center aims to address water shortage challenges facing the southwest.
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UA opens new $5.5 million water research facility

UA opens new $5.5 million water research facility | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new multi-million dollar research center opened Friday that will help University of Arizona students and researchers solve problems related to water and energy use. 
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UA Scientist Is Building a Better Pecan Pie | UANews

UA Scientist Is Building a Better Pecan Pie | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sunlight cuts through the rows of trees that make up the pecan groves just south of Tucson. It’s not yet Thanksgiving, but harvesting has already begun. Thanks to El Niño, farmers are expecting early and substantial rains — conditions ill-suited for gathering nuts once they have been shaken from the trees.
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AgriMarketing.com - Independent Panel To Investigate Use Of Antibiotics In Pork

Agri Marketing Magazine - A primary source of agribusiness news and discussion for the North American agribusiness community.
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Water will be a big key to Arizona’s future

Water will be a big key to Arizona’s future | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Build it, and they will come — well, not if there isn’t any water. 
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High tunnel vegetable farming, is it right for you?

High tunnel vegetable farming, is it right for you? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
High Tunnels are ideal for vegetables, small fruits, cut flowers, and other crops.
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The Lastest Rx for Obesity: Sleep Off the Fat

The Lastest Rx for Obesity: Sleep Off the Fat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A growing cadre of scientists think sleeplessness could be driving the obesity epidemic as much as poor diet and exercise.
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Retailers are competing — for holiday workers | WBFO (Radio-Buffalo, NY)

Retailers are competing — for holiday workers | WBFO (Radio-Buffalo, NY) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Unemployment is at a seven-year low and the number of people working part-time shrank by 1 million since last September, according to the Labor Department.
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YCEDA 'hot shot teams' seek faster solutions for desert agriculture

YCEDA 'hot shot teams' seek faster solutions for desert agriculture | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new innovative and entrepreneurial research center created by the University of Arizona (UA) aims to solve the most pressing problems facing desert agriculture…faster.

Targeted issues in the crosshairs for the new Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) will focus on a wide variety of desert agriculture issues, including crop protection, sustainability through production efficiencies and yield maximization, water, labor, food safety, economic and environmental challeng
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Who's Who At the Water Forum | KXCI Tucson (Radio-Tucson)

Sustainable Water for Southern Arizona Forum Panel Member Biographies
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National Pork Board defines antibiotic research and education priorities

National Pork Board defines antibiotic research and education priorities | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Pork Board has announced the seven members of its blue ribbon panel on antibiotics, an outcome of the Pork Checkoff’s stewardship plan first defined in June.
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Bruce Tabashnik, Regents' Professor and head of the Department of Entomology at the UA, has received the Entomological Society of America's Nan-Yao Su Award for innovation and creativity in entomology.

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Stumped about El Niño? University of Arizona experts explain what you can expect

Stumped about El Niño? University of Arizona experts explain what you can expect | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the eastern and central parts of the Pacific Ocean warm waters are creating an El Niño event, predicted to be stronger than those of past years. For the southwestern U.S., this brings hope of a wet and snowy winter.
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Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water

Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson may be just a few years away from seeing highly-treated, reclaimed water coming from its kitchen taps.
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Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows | UANews

Three UA Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A global network of scientists has elected three University of Arizona faculty members American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows, a distinction awarded to those who are advancing science in ways that are considered scientifically or socially distinguished. Dozens of UA faculty members have been named fellows of AAAS, the largest general scientific society in the world. This year's fellows from the UA are:
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Independent Panel to Investigate Use of Antibiotics in Pork - Growing Alabama

Independent Panel to Investigate Use of Antibiotics in Pork - Growing Alabama | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Fungus infecting hundreds of acres of lettuce

Fungus infecting hundreds of acres of lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
YUMA, Ariz.- Leaders in the agricultural industry from around the world met today in Yuma to discuss a growing problem in the industry that is destroying hundreds of acres of lettuce. The Fusarium Wil
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App Teaches Teens Mindfulness Skills | UANews

App Teaches Teens Mindfulness Skills | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
While mindfulness-based resources increasingly are offered for adults, adolescents have received less attention. University of Arizona postdoctoral research associate Tami Turner has designed a mindfulness-based mobile app and is in the midst of a pilot study investigating the associated benefits for its users.  "Kids generally need to know the 'why' behind things, and there also needs to be some relevance to their life and present story," said Turner, whose position is in the UA Department of N
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What If All of Earth's Insects Keeled Over?

What If All of Earth's Insects Keeled Over? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sure mosquito bites and insect-carried diseases would be out of the picture, but without these pesky six-legged critters, the world as we know would not exist. In fact, we may not exist.
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Building better rice | World Grain

Building better rice | World Grain | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Grain, flour and feed industry news and commentary offering insight on business, new products, market and product trends, supplier innovations and more.
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Lettuce experts to discuss fungus fears

Lettuce experts to discuss fungus fears | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts representing the lettuce industry on four continents travel to Yuma next week to share their knowledge of a fungus that poisons fields and makes it impossible to ever grow head lettuce there again.
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National Pork Board Defines Its Antibiotic Research, Education Priorities - Growing Alabama

National Pork Board Defines Its Antibiotic Research, Education Priorities - Growing Alabama | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Fathoming Water | KXCI (Radio-Tucson)

Because of climate change, increasing populations and pollution, fresh water is an increasingly contested resource. KXCI’s Melissa Mauzy hosts a series on the subject, titled “Fathoming Water”. Episode 1 features an interview with Dr. Sharon Megdal, Director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). Episode 2 features an interview with Dr. Robert Glennon, Regents’ Professor... Read more »
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