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How parents, romantic partners influence student spending: Romantic partners may be even more important than Mom and Dad in shaping college students' financial habits

How parents, romantic partners influence student spending: Romantic partners may be even more important than Mom and Dad in shaping college students' financial habits | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Romantic partners may be even more important than Mom and Dad in influencing college students' financial behaviors, according to a new paper based on the findings of an ongoing American study.
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12 dangerous creatures that call Arizona home

12 dangerous creatures that call Arizona home | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona's deserts are home to many creepy crawly creatures. Some are entirely harmless, but others aren't.
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With pollinators in decline around the world, conservationists turn to traditional farmers for answers

With pollinators in decline around the world, conservationists turn to traditional farmers for answers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The crisis over the death of pollinators is not unique to the US. But around the world, old techniques are being revived to save bees, butterflies and other pollinators on the very of collapse.
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Study will focus on Gold King Mine spill effect

FARMINGTON -- Researchers from the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University will share information this weekend about a study that will focus on three Navajo Nation communities affected by…
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Farming mushrooms could cultivate $10 million industry in Phoenix | Cronkite News (Tempe, AZ)

Farming mushrooms could cultivate $10 million industry in Phoenix | Cronkite News (Tempe, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mushrooms at grocery stores usually shipped from outside Arizona. UofA expert touts mushroom farming as smart investment for small business owners. 
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How Parents, Romantic Partners Influence Student Spending | UANews

How Parents, Romantic Partners Influence Student Spending | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When college students introduce a new boyfriend or girlfriend to their parents for the first time, Mom and Dad may have lots of questions for the love interest: Where did you grow up? What's your major? What are your plans after graduation? New research suggests there might be another question worth asking: How do you manage your money?
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UA to Launch Vet Medicine Program in 2016: 4-H's Part | UA Cooperative Extension website

UA to Launch Vet Medicine Program in 2016: 4-H's Part | UA Cooperative Extension website | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

4-H youth in Arizona who aspire to be veterinarians will no longer have to go out of state for their training.

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Coming Soon: Native Plant Workshop | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley

Coming Soon: Native Plant Workshop | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sedona AZ (February 26, 2016) - Registration is now open for the Native Plant Workshop to be held on Saturday, April 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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Jonesboro bee farm looks to diversify as population declines

Richard Coy warned a visitor to step back as he lifted the lid of a honeybee hive. But with the temperature just above freezing and a brisk wind blowing, the bees clung to the relative warmth of the hive.
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Avoiding compost deaths

Avoiding compost deaths | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: How can I keep the mice out of my compost? One of the most terrible days of my life was last fall when I used a sharp-bladed shovel to
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Prescott SciTechFest this Saturday at Gateway Mall

Prescott SciTechFest this Saturday at Gateway Mall | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Prescott SciTechFest this Saturday at Gateway Mall - Prescott Regional SciTechFest To Offer Day Of...
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Arizona Gardeners: Attracting butterflies to a desert garden

Arizona Gardeners: Attracting butterflies to a desert garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Gail Morris is an expert on monarch butterflies, and last Saturday, as a speaker during our annual Pinal County Master Gardener conference, she reaffirmed that you and I can do much to help protect and encourage this wonderful species.
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New insights into the seasonality of Amazon's evergreen forests | Science Codex

New insights into the seasonality of Amazon's evergreen forests | Science Codex | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. In the Amazon, the opposite is true: without truly seeing the trees, you can't "see" the forest and understand the seasonal patterns of photosynthesis that play a major role in ecosystem and
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Around Town, 3/3/16

Around Town, 3/3/16 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
 Florence football fundraiser
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Get Out!

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Editor’s note: The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.
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Syria’s Drought Likely Its Most Severe in More than 900 Years

Syria’s Drought Likely Its Most Severe in More than 900 Years | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Here's how many mosquito bites it would take to drain all of your blood

Here's how many mosquito bites it would take to drain all of your blood | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Each mosquito bite drains about 5 microliters of your blood — about the volume of a single dried mustard seed.
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Festival to Feature Science, Society, New Works | UANews

Festival to Feature Science, Society, New Works | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This year's Tucson Festival of Books will include authors and events representing self-publishing, poetry, the STEM fields, children's literature, screenwriting, romance, environment and nature, race, and politics.
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Fun, Useful, Unexpected "Stuff" about Colleges You Probably Don't Know! | Huffington Post

As I wrote various HuffPost blogs over the years, I gathered bits and pieces about colleges that I thought readers might like to know. Here is some of th...
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The Average American Wastes $400 Worth of Food Every Year, Study Claims

The Average American Wastes $400 Worth of Food Every Year, Study Claims | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

This country is wasted. We already know that America throws out about 40 percent of the food we produce, and now we have a new alarming statistic to add to the garbage heap: The average American wastes $400 worth of food every year, or about 10 percent of our annual food purchases, according to a study from a University of Arizona graduate student.

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Yuma Ag & You: Lettuce days a great opportunity

OK, Yuma, now is your chance! All those questions about crops, equipment, drones and everything farm will be going on today at the University of Arizona, Yuma Agricultural Center. It is the final day of Lettuce Days and if you head west on 8th Street, you will find the festivities. Some of the day’s activities include cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment, Master Gardener demonstrations of flower arranging, the ‘Toss it Up” salad sponsored by Tanimura and Antle for $2 plus a coupon for free produce and citrus tasting.
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Pear tree stinker

Pear tree stinker | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: There is a tree in bloom outside my office and I’m wondering what it is. It has white/green blossoms and looks like a pear tree but doesn’t smell like
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Right time to trim citrus

Right time to trim citrus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have a question about trimming our two dwarf grapefruit trees. We just removed all the fruit from them. We would like to trim up the bottoms (they both
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What type of fertilizer to use for fruit trees

What type of fertilizer to use for fruit trees | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I would like to know when and how and what type of fertilizer I should use for plum, apricot, peach and fig trees. My trees are 2 to 3
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New Insights into the Seasonality of Amazon's Evergreen Forests

New Insights into the Seasonality of Amazon's Evergreen Forests | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. In the Amazon, the opposite is true: without truly seeing the trees, you can't "see" the forest and understand the seasonal patterns of photosynthesis that play a major role in ecosystem and climate models, according to new research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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