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The newest strategy for saving bees is really, really old

The newest strategy for saving bees is really, really old | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With pollinators in decline around the world, conservationists turn to traditional farmers for answers.
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Adidas’s $600-a-year subscription for workout clothes is testing the limits of a big shopping trend | Washington (DC) Post

Adidas’s $600-a-year subscription for workout clothes is testing the limits of a big shopping trend | Washington (DC) Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It’s upping the stakes of the popular subscription box game, but will customers jump in, too?
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Garden sage: Stinky pear trees; avoiding 'mouse mayhem'

Garden sage: Stinky pear trees; avoiding 'mouse mayhem' | 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...
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Access Arizona hears about water, development | Casa Grande Dispatch

ELOY — What do central Arizona economic developers and water resource conservationists have in common?
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When to pick tangelos, tangerines

When to pick tangelos, tangerines | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: How long can tangelos be left on the tree and still be good? After picking, how long should the tangelos last? Should tangelos be stored on the counter or
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What to do about thick-rind grapefruit

What to do about thick-rind grapefruit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: My red grapefruits this year have thick rinds. Is there a way to avoid this in next year’s crop?
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Think of the water useage

Think of the water useage | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I enjoyed the story about Col. Smith Middle School students learning about agriculture by planting a school orchard (2/15/15). But one piece of critical information was missing — how much
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Can GMO mosquitoes really help us stop Zika? A closer look.

Can GMO mosquitoes really help us stop Zika? A closer look. | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A closer look at an idea that's creating lots of excitement — but also controversy.
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UA Re-Engineering Mosquitoes to Resist Disease

UA Re-Engineering Mosquitoes to Resist Disease | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Winged insects are as bothered by pathogens as humans are by them.
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Arizona mosquitoes could transmit Zika

Arizona mosquitoes could transmit Zika | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON — The mosquito that carries the Zika virus is present in Arizona.
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EPA to Require Seed Companies to Tighten Defense Against Pests in Biotech Corn

EPA to Require Seed Companies to Tighten Defense Against Pests in Biotech Corn, Read most current stock market news, Get stock, fund, etf analyst reports from an independent source you can trust – Morningstar
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Report from February 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting

Report from February 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Report from February 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, February 18.
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Startup Indigo wants to use bacteria to create hardy super-crops

Startup Indigo wants to use bacteria to create hardy super-crops | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Just as the emerging medical field around the so-called human microbiome seeks to fight disease by adjusting the balance of bacteria in the body, Indigo’s goal
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EPA Finalizes New Bt Corn Requirements | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

EPA Finalizes New Bt Corn Requirements | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Farmers who plant Bt corn will breathe easier after the EPA released a much softer, less prescriptive version of its proposed rules designed to slow corn rootworm resistance to Bt corn traits. The finalized rules released Thursday make some new requirements for companies that register Bt corn, such as Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta. Most [...]
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UAs compost cats take to Jacksonville to talk food security and greening the world

UAs compost cats take to Jacksonville to talk food security and greening the world | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Compost Cats, the UA’s student-run composting program, recently attended a conference put on by the U.S. Composting Council in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Dealing with Thompson Yuccas

Dealing with Thompson Yuccas | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I’m in SaddleBrooke and have a few Thompson Yuccas. The recent winds caused one yucca to break off half way up, in the middle of its trunk. The breaking
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Trimming agaves - you probably don't need to

Trimming agaves - you probably don't need to | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: Should I be worried that my landscaper severely trimmed the bottoms of these two old agaves? He said the reason was to keep snakes from hiding there and make
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Arizona Gardeners: Now is the right time to transplant tomato seedlings

Arizona Gardeners: Now is the right time to transplant tomato seedlings | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mid-February is an excellent time to transplant tomato seedlings for an early summer harvest.  
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Arizona mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika virus

Arizona mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON — The mosquito that carries the Zika virus is present in Arizona.
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Black History Celebration

Black History Celebration | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As President Barack Obama wraps up his term of office, February is good time to recognize the achievements of African Americans.
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Building solar-powered cars helps school kids learn about energy

Building solar-powered cars helps school kids learn about energy | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Tohono O'odham Nation's water resources department visited Los Amigos Elementary.
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Startup Bets Its Magic Touch on Seeds Can Boost Crop Yields

Startup Bets Its Magic Touch on Seeds Can Boost Crop Yields | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Harnessing microbes to increase crop production could lessen the need for pesticides and fertilizer.
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EPA Heightens Fight Against Pests in Biotech Corn

EPA Heightens Fight Against Pests in Biotech Corn | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
EPA Heightens Fight Against Pests in Biotech Corn,Read most current stock market news, Get stock, fund, etf analyst reports from an independent source you can trust - Morningstar
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