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Racing Symposium: Struggling racetracks in the spotlight on day two | Paulick Report

Racing Symposium: Struggling racetracks in the spotlight on day two | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Struggling racetracks and the question of whether they should focus discretionary spending on the marketing of its simulcast product or on its o...
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Romans Honored With Big Sport of Turfdom | BloodHorse.com

Romans Honored With Big Sport of Turfdom | BloodHorse.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dale Romans received the Big Sport of Turfdom Award during a lunch held in conjunction with the University of Arizona Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming Dec. 5 in Tucson.
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Minger takes helm of Turf Publicists | BloodHorse.com

The Turf Publicists of America (TPA) has elected Mandy Minger of Daily Racing Form to serve as the organization's president for 2013-14, outgoing TPA President Bill Knauf announced Tuesday at the TPA's Mark Kaufman Workshop at the University of...
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Pros, Cons of the New Racing Media Discussed | BloodHorse.com

Pros, Cons of the New Racing Media Discussed | BloodHorse.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This year's Mark Kaufman Workshop presented by the Turf Publicists of America Dec. 4 during the University of Arizona Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming tackled the topic of the new racing media.
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Arizona Veg IPM Update: pest pressure, plant pathogen resistance to fungicides, weed seeds | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: pest pressure, plant pathogen resistance to fungicides, weed seeds | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Whitefly adult numbers on fall melons and produce were extremely high in the Yuma, Ariz.
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Arizona Silver Belt Horsemanship Workshop for youth on Dec. 1 | Apache Moccasin

Peridot — The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension will hold a Horse Training with Natural Horsemanship Workshop for youth and adults at the Peridot Arena on the San Carlos Apache Reservation on Saturday, Dec.
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Tour de Coops Teaches Residents to Raise Backyard Chickens | Earth911.com

Tour de Coops Teaches Residents to Raise Backyard Chickens | Earth911.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Raising chickens in your backyard is a growing trend, even in urban areas. This fact was very evident in Phoenix, Ariz., on November 10th, when the fourth annual Tour de Coops took place.

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Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid management, disease development, Kerb update | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid management, disease development, Kerb update | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
So far, we have not found any colonizing aphids in local lettuce and cole crop fields and have spotted only an occasional alate (winged adult).
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Romans Big Sport of Turfdom Winner | BloodHorse.com

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The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.
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U of A's thousands of trees provide much more than shade | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson)

U of A's thousands of trees provide much more than shade | KVOA (TV-Channel 4 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON- The University of Arizona arboretum includes over 8,000 trees from all over the world. It's an eclectic mix providing lessons and benefits to the planet.
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UnitedHealthcare Lanza Asociación Con Arizona 4-H En El Festival De La Cosecha De Tucson Para Promover Una Vida Saludable | Business Wire

UnitedHealthcare Lanza Asociación Con Arizona 4-H En El Festival De La Cosecha De Tucson Para Promover Una Vida Saludable | Business Wire | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona 4-H y UnitedHealthcare anunciaron una nueva asociación para promover una vida saludable y brindar a los jóvenes la oportunidad d...
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UnitedHealthcare Launches Partnership with Arizona 4-H at Tuscon Harvest Festival to Promote Healthy Living | 4-Traders

UnitedHealthcare Launches Partnership with Arizona 4-H at Tuscon Harvest Festival to Promote Healthy Living | 4-Traders | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Eat4-Health partnership includes 10 states, with 4-H youth as health ambassadors reaching other youths and families with messages to tackle obesity.


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Exploring Water Issues Through the Arts, Humanities | UANews

Exploring Water Issues Through the Arts, Humanities | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Snaking throughout the Southern Arizona region for much of the year are dry riverbeds, some of which are only a few feet wide, and others are wide enough to hold tractor-trailers.

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Minger elected president of Turf Publicists | Paulick Report

The Turf Publicists of America (TPA) has elected Mandy Minger of Daily Racing Form to serve as the organization’s president for 2013-14 it was...
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Strong Focus on Pari-Mutuel Side Called Vital | BloodHorse.com

In this age of racetrack casinos, the message is very clear: Increase the focus on pari-mutuel wagering and don't consider gaming revenue for purses and other programs an entitlement.
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Global Simulcast Marketplace Debuts At Symposium | Standardbred Canada

The annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming premiered a new event this year in conjunction with its international focus.

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San Carlos 4-H Garden Club members receive blue ribbons at the County Fair | Apache Moccasin

San Carlos — The San Carlos 4-H Garden Club members all received first place blue ribbons for their Apache squash and corn entries at the Gila County Fair in the 4-H Member Division and Junior Division.
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Growing Your Own Garden? Add Tilapia to the Mix | Tucson Weekly

When you eat salmon or carp or tilapia, you might imagine that the fish had once been swimming free in the wild. In recent years, however, more and more of the world’s seafood have grown up on a farm.

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Pilot program makes saving water fun | Arizona Daily Star

Pilot program makes saving water fun | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mead Mier is a three-time saver.

 

In connect-the-dots fashion, Mier saves water that saves money that saves desert waterways.

 

By participating in the Conserve to Enhance pilot program, Mier says she found an easy and fun way to restore the environment.

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UA’s Operation Military Kids Boosts Resilience | The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

UA’s Operation Military Kids Boosts Resilience | The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Standing on a cross beam 40 feet above ground was scary enough for a girl who’s terrified of heights. But to lean back and step off—trusting the harness and the spotter below to keep the line taut and lower her safely—that took courage.

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With temperatures dropping, conditions worsen for 'rez dogs' | Farmington (NM) Daily Times

SHIPROCK — As the sun rose and the frost melted Friday, a pack of dogs slowly woke. Nestled together, they tried to create warmth, more difficult in recent weeks as winter has neared.
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Phoenix has plans for its many vacant lots | Arizona Republic

Phoenix officials hope to attract residents to some of the city’s vacant lots with urban farms, public art and innovative seating areas.

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Eller students promote festival for healthy eating | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Eller students promote festival for healthy eating | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A group of students in the Eller College of Management have been working with the Tucson Village Farm to promote its annual harvest festival, which was held on Saturday.

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United Healthcare Launches Partnership with Arizona 4-H - HispanicBusiness.com

Arizona 4-H and UnitedHealthcare launched its Eat4-Health partnership at the Harvest Festival at the Tucson Village Farm.
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Suckers near tree may be sumac seeds sprouting | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Suckers, a leaning saguaro and carefree plants are among the topics I fielded questions about this past week.
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