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Today’s tip: Be patient with your garden

Today’s tip: Be patient with your garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I am by no stretch of the imagination a gardener. Still, I like to read about gardening, listen to experts and veterans of the green thumb wars and enjoy seeing things blooming and producing their bounty.
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LEDs Recommended for Space Veggies

LEDs Recommended for Space Veggies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Providing distribution professionals with news, information, analysis and education on technology, market processes, techniques and operations.
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Changing Careers? The UA Has a Degree for That | UANews

Changing Careers? The UA Has a Degree for That | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For the career-changing professional, the University of Arizona maintains programs to help move graduates into work as wildlife conservation managers, clinical nutritionists and K-12 teachers, among other lines of work. Academic programs include UA Online offerings, graduate certificates and master's and doctoral degree programs campuswide, which are then complemented by services provided by the UA Alumni Association and Career Services.
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Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing

Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney Twenty-five sixth graders did a little plumbing for the Town of Gilbert last month. Drew Goodman and his classmates installed 42 aerators on faucets in 11 bathrooms inside the town's Court and Fire Administration buildings. Drew was surprised at how much water could be saved by simply changing a traditional faucet aerator…
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Meetings and Events, 3/18/16

Meetings/Events is a free community listing. Items are edited for length, style and clarity and are placed as space permits. Please include a contact number should further clarification be needed before publication. Submission deadline is three days before the meeting or event and at least two days before publication. Submissions are not taken over the phone. Items can be submitted to events@trivalleycentral.com, faxed to 836-0343 or brought into the Dispatch office at 200 W. Second St.
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Watch out for that saguaro!!

Watch out for that saguaro!! | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have a saguaro that has developed, over the past couple of years, a marked tilt in the top reach of the main stem (trunk?). It has started to
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Getting ocotillos to flower

Getting ocotillos to flower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We live in Tucson and I have a question about an ocotillo we have had for about 10 years. It is watered with drip irrigation, and compared to other
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When to trim palm trees

When to trim palm trees | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have several palm trees that produce clumps of seedpods each year. Right now they are yellow and will turn dark burgundy. Should I cut these seed pods off
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Yuma: An Arizona Surprise With Something for Everyone

Yuma: An Arizona Surprise With Something for Everyone | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Whether you motor east or motor west on Interstate 8, you will find the friendly town of Yuma a delightful surprise and a hubbub of activities for all ages. Bo…
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Coffee might be more of a pick-me-up than you think

Coffee might be more of a pick-me-up than you think | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One can substantially reduce their risk of getting alcohol-related liver disease by drinking coffee, according to a new study.
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Water experts: Drought, climate change require new ways of living in Colorado River basin

Water experts: Drought, climate change require new ways of living in Colorado River basin | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts at University of Arizona water conference say Arizona and the Southwest must shift toward water conservation and reuse.
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Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space

Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | Spoke

Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | Spoke | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Study Shows LED Lighting Helps Grow Edible Plants for Space Missions « Electronics Cooling Magazine – Focused on Thermal Management, TIMs, Fans, Heat Sinks, CFD Software, LEDs/Lighting

Study Shows LED Lighting Helps Grow Edible Plants for Space Missions « Electronics Cooling Magazine – Focused on Thermal Management, TIMs, Fans, Heat Sinks, CFD Software, LEDs/Lighting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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UA-Led Team Investigating Effects of Gold King Mine Spill | UANews

University of Arizona researchers Karletta Chief and Paloma Beamer have received a $434,000 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to work with the Navajo Nation on assessing exposure and risk perceptions following the Gold King Mine spill. 
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New Ideas Wanted For Keeping Birds Out Of Arizona Crops | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

A flock of birds can damage acres of fresh produce.
“Not only can they eat the produce or eat your seedlings or your seeds, but they also poop in the field. So there could also be fecal material left behind,” said Paula Rivadeneira, University of Arizona professor at the Yuma Agricultural Center. “And that’s a real, genuine concern for food safety.”
To keep birds away, growers have tried more than just scarecrows — including cannons, noises that mimic predators and even lasers. Nothing really works.
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Verde River System Explained in an Illustrated Textbook

Cottonwood AZ (March 17, 2016) - Have you ever looked at the falling rain and wondered where it goes?
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Arizona Gardeners: Warm weather brings out scorpions

“Rick!!! We have a visitor.”
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Transplanting stressful on plants

Transplanting stressful on plants | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have two dwarf Hamlin orange trees that are dying. They have been in large pots since I got them about seven years ago. They are both losing all
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Mildew on chard can kill it

Mildew on chard can kill it | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: My overwintering chard has started to show a "white powdery" substance covering both front and backsides on some of the leaves. Photos are attached comparing normal and white powdery
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Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers

Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Handbook will reassure people that they can have a highly successful garden.
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Breeding rabbits offers hare-raising adventures

Breeding rabbits offers hare-raising adventures | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA — While many children wait impatiently for the one day each year when a rabbit will arrive at their house, preferably with loads of Easter candy and other
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Pa. HBPA treasurer under scrutiny is missing

Pa. HBPA treasurer under scrutiny is missing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The treasurer of the horsemen\'s group based at Penn National Race Course in Grantville has gone missing and is under investigation for accounting fraud, the horsemen\'s group confirmed on Monday.
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Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | Business Wire

Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | Business Wire | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX, PHIA) company and global leader in lighting, has collaborated with The University of Arizona Contro
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Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space

Study Finds Philips LED Lights Provide Improved Energy Efficiency and Production for Growing Food Crops in Space | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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