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Garden Kitchen Cooking | Arizona Alumni Magazine

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Cinnamon is in the spice grinder, fresh garlic and purple onions sauté over a flame, and a spicy pot of chai tea simmers on the stove. Welcome to Saturday morning cooking class at the Garden Kitchen.

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Keep Sedona Beautiful Sponsors 34th Annual Native Plant Workshop | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ)

Keep Sedona Beautiful Sponsors 34th Annual Native Plant Workshop | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Exploring and explaining how native plants and wildlife relate is only one of several topics of the day-long workshop set for Saturday, April 6
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Summit to Tackle Water Security | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

Summit to Tackle Water Security | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Climate change models predict that, in the future, Arizona will become hotter and drier, and that is expected to strain the state's water supplies.

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University of Arizona offers farmer workshop | Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier

Are you interested in growing fresh produce to sell? A four-session workshop for those interested in starting their own business growing vegetables and other specialty crops will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26, March 12 and March 26, at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension on the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive #C. The fourth session will be a Field Day devoted to constructing a hoop house and the date will be announced at the first session.

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UA Cooperative Extension course teaches community about gardening, nutritional health | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA Cooperative Extension course teaches community about gardening, nutritional health | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A new UA course is aiming to teach homeless people in the Phoenix area about gardening and nutrition provided by the UA Cooperative Extension.

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Glyphosate resistance changes Arizona cotton industry | Western Farm Press

Glyphosate resistance changes Arizona cotton industry | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona greenhouse assays confirm Palmer amaranth resistance to glyphosate (Roundup) herbicide in cotton in a Buckeye, Ariz., field.
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Oak Creek Watershed Council Volunteers become "Friends of Oak Creek" | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ)

Oak Creek Watershed Council Volunteers become "Friends of Oak Creek" | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Friends of Oak Creek have a listing of volunteer opportunities as well as a new member interests survey including contact information on the main menu of the OCWC website.
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Free rainwater and gray water harvesting workshops | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

TUCSON - If you've been thinking about going green - harvesting your rainwater and using gray water - then you'll want to take advantage of a free workshop.
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Arizona Veg IPM Update: Western flower thrips, plant disease, pre-emergent herbicides | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: Western flower thrips, plant disease, pre-emergent herbicides | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Western flower thrips populations are increasing on produce crops throughout Yuma County, Ariz.
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Bitter cold grips West; citrus and lettuce damaged | Aberdeen (SD) News

FRESNO, Calif. - As an unusual cold spell gripped parts of the West, some California citrus growers reported damage to crops and an agriculture official said national prices on lettuce have started to rise because of lost produce in Arizona.
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Herbs are a colorful choice for water-deprived gardens | Times-Standard (Eureka, CA)

Cacti or succulents are the usual go-to plants when xeriscaping, or dry-land gardening, but herbs are an attractive alternative. Many herbs have Mediterranean origins, and can grow well where the soil is sandy and water is scarce.
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UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2013 Presenters | UANews

The UA Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing will host its annual Global Retailing Conference April 11-12. Among the event's speakers will be Macy's CEO and UA alumnus Terry J.
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Cold still threatens crops in West but it's easing | Washington (DC) Examiner

Cold still threatens crops in West but it's easing | Washington (DC) Examiner | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The freeze gripping the West appeared on the verge of easing Tuesday, but farmers who spent millions to protect crops were still assessing damage, some produce prices climbed, and businesses and residents dealt with burst pipes.
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City Week | Tucson Weekly

This week, go riding the rails of history; experience a poetic youth movement; tackle water security; open doors to black history.
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Congratulations to these University of Arizona employees and units for recent recognition in their fields.
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UA to Host Water Security Experts at Annual Conference | UANews

The UA's Water Resources Research Center will host a conference on water security March 5 on the UA campus. Organized in partnership with the U.S.
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Margaret Fitch's Obituary | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)

December 16, 1919 - February 15, 2013 - Margaret Fitch was born December 16, 1919, in Seiling, Oklahoma, and passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, at Town Village Retirement Community in Oklahoma City.

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Purple spheres go viral | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson)

The orbs have taken over, and Tucson, we're famous. Locally, this story was shared more than 3,000 times on our website, which more than quadruped our previous record for number of shares on a single story.
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U of A promotes system to harvest rainwater | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

If you've got a lot of water at your house after Wednesday's storm, you may be able to put it to good use. - Phoenix News at KTAR.com
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Growing rhubarb plant challenge in desert climate | Arizona Republic

Growing rhubarb plant challenge in desert climate,Brian Kissinger of the Desert Botanical Garden answers readers' questions on growing rhubarb, banana trees, a bright barrel cactus and more.
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Education Photo: Broccoli Buddies - Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner

La Senita Elementary School and the University of Arizona Mohave County Cooperative Extension School Gardening Instructional Specialist Nina Brackett have partnered together to bring students a hands-on gardening experience since 2006.

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Lineup Unveiled for Retail Conference - License | License! Global

Lineup Unveiled for Retail Conference - License | License! Global | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing 2013 Global Retailing Conference will feature speakers from Macy's, Costco, Facebook, Iconix Brands, SonyPlaystation and Walmart.
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Cold snap isn’t over for trees in Phoenix area | Arizona Republic

Cold snap isn’t over for trees in Phoenix area,By spring, most likely will have moved on from that sub-freezing week in January that forced them to dust off their winter coats and hide indoors.
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Lessons from nature | The Cord (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Lessons from nature | The Cord (Wilfrid Laurier University) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
“Adaptation is about leaving, or being forced from your comfort zone,” began...
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Best Way to Learn How to Make Your Garden Really Grow | Phoenix New Times

Best Way to Learn How to Make Your Garden Really Grow | Phoenix  New Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens...
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