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Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Colorado Daily

Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Colorado Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of reasons why you eat something. Hunger is certainly a factor, but so is convenience.
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New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press

New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New apps for Arizona cotton growers expand crop management.
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'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press

'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The ‘summer slump’ period is a decline in alfalfa growth which usually starts in July in hot summer areas of the West, including the low elevation deserts in Southern California and Arizona.

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Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain (8/25/2013) | AgroTimes

Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain (8/25/2013) | AgroTimes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, University of Arizona-led research provides the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate...
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Are You A Frequent Flyer? Do You Know Where Germs Lurk on Airplanes? Here Are 9 Ways To Help You Avoid Airplane Derived Sickness. | Patch (Dacula, GA)

More and more airlines are adding more seats to an already crowded airplane.  In addition to just being more uncomfortable, it puts us closer togeth

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Twitter Could Be Useful Tool In Tracking How And Why We Eat | Huffington Post

Twitter Could Be Useful Tool In Tracking How And Why We Eat | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's a whole slew of reasons why we eat something. Convenience is a factor, for sure.
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Hotter, Drier Conditions Forcing Desert Plants To Migrate | Think Progress

Hotter, Drier Conditions Forcing Desert Plants To Migrate | Think Progress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New findings from the University of Arizona could spell trouble for the future of some desert plants.
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The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | eCommerce Times

The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | eCommerce Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Few earthly ag tech environments -- at least in the United States -- come more controlled than the Houweling's Tomatoes Ultra-Clima greenhouse facility in Camarillo, Calif., where the company produces a broad range of tomatoes and cucumbers grown...
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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway | Arizona Daily Star

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
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You Are What You Tweet: Using Twitter to Track Dietary Habits | UANews

You Are What You Tweet: Using Twitter to Track Dietary Habits | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Some people use Twitter to keep up with the news, others to stay in touch with friends, but researchers at the University of Arizona have identified yet another potential use for the popular social networking site: keeping track of what people eat and why.

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Warming Climate Pushes Plants Up The Mountain | Newsroom America

 Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, University of Arizona-led research provides the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate.

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UA: Warming pushing plants to higher elevations | Times Union (Albany, NY)

(AP) — University of Arizona researchers say they've proven that climate change is pushing plant species to higher elevations on a southern Arizona mountain.
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Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain | Bright Surf

In a rare opportunity to directly compare plant communities in the same area now with a survey taken 50 years ago, a University of Arizona-led research team has provided the first on-the-ground evidence that Southwestern plants are being pushed to...
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Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner

Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Summer rains bring out the best in desert plants, evidenced by the lush green that appears after monsoon season settles in.
However, if you have plants in your
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UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews

UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mobile and Web apps aren't just for tweeting your thoughts or posting your status. The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has created high-tech mobile and Web applications to help cotton farmers manage their crops.

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Food app shows ‘you are what you tweet’ | Alltop

Food app shows ‘you are what you tweet’ | Alltop | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new app that links with Twitter could give people a better sense of what they eat and why. Study participants chose from a list of 24 provided hashtags to categorize the types of food they were e...
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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway | Arizona Daily Star

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
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Hands-on agritourism in Yuma | RVwest

Hands-on agritourism in Yuma | RVwest | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona is not just a dry, dusty desert filled with cacti. Yes, there are cacti growing throughout the state, but agriculture is actually the number one industry - and the area around Yuma is exceptional. With a combination of sunshine, rich soil and plenty of irrigation water, Yuma County became the main area for growing vegetables in all of Arizona. Known as the winter vegetable capital of the world, there are 175 different crops grown here. The growing agritourism industry allows visitors to have hands-on experience, learning about the produce in the field and then taking it right to the dining table.

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The Dirty Truth About Handbags, Shoes and Cell Phones | Nestlette

There are a few things that you can say are Dirtier than a Toilet and those things may be closer to you than you think.
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The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | LinuxInsider

The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | LinuxInsider | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Few earthly ag tech environments -- at least in the United States -- come more controlled than the Houweling's Tomatoes Ultra-Clima greenhouse facility in Camarillo, Calif., where the company produces a broad range of tomatoes and cucumbers grown...
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'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press

'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The "summer slump" period during the extemely hot summer months in the Arizona and California desert areas reduces alfalfa yields.
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The Must-Do List for Every UA Freshman | UANews

The Must-Do List for Every UA Freshman | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Calling all class of 2017 members – this is your charge: print out or write down this list of things to do and take care of each item within the first few weeks of class.

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Study: Childhood obesity in Arizona levels off as national rate falls | The Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ)

Study: Childhood obesity in Arizona levels off as national rate falls | The Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The obesity rate for low-income Arizona preschoolers remained level from 2008 to 2011 after growing sharply in previous years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.

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Insect experts issue 'urgent' warning on using biotech seeds | NPR (Seattle)

For America's agricultural biotech companies, the corn rootworm is threatening to turn into their worst nightmare. Last year, we reported that a major
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UA: Warming pushing plants to higher elevations | FOX10 (Phoenix AZ)

University of Arizona researchers say they've proven that climate change is pushing plant species to higher elevations on a southern Arizona mountain.
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