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Citrus tree leaves dropping after freeze - what can I do?

Citrus tree leaves dropping after freeze - what can I do? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: What should I expect of my citrus trees after the recent cold weather. They’re losing every leaf. Is there anything special I should do to give them a fighting
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Caring for poinsettias year round

Caring for poinsettias year round | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Poinsettias thrive on bright natural daylight: at least six hours daily is recommended. Placement near a sunny window is ideal, but avoid locations where hot afternoon sun may shine directly
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Problems getting rosebuds to open

Problems getting rosebuds to open | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: I live here in Tucson at Villa Catalina condos at Sixth Street and Country Club Road. We have a small rose garden with some beautiful flowers. My problem is
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Arizona Gardeners: Create butterfly garden using right plants

Arizona Gardeners: Create butterfly garden using right plants | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the right plants, and given the correct weather conditions, you can make your garden into a haven for butterflies.
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FREE Pesticide Safety Education Training Offered February 25

FREE Pesticide Safety Education Training Offered February 25 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Join Dr. Dawn Gouge and Dr. Mike Wierda from the Arizona Pest Management Center, part of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension for a FREE workshop on pesticide safety. Proper
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Water words: Yuma talk focuses on area usage, future plans | UANews

Water words: Yuma talk focuses on area usage, future plans | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A conference on agricultural water use in Yuma was held Wednesday to highlight the work done to produce a research paper on the growing efficiency of water use in the area, while state and federal officials offered reminders of the risk of shortages being declared on the drought-stricken Lower Colorado River basin.
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Building Research Infrastructure for the Infinite | UANews

Building Research Infrastructure for the Infinite | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
BIG DATA What is the UA's role? The UA is pioneering efforts to rebuild and rethink cyber infrastructure, as the compilation of research data is outpacing the ability to analyze it.
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University of Arizona aims to open veterinary program in August 2016 | DVM360 Magazine

University of Arizona aims to open veterinary program in August 2016 | DVM360 Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
AVMA COE will conduct a site visit in January before issuing letter of reasonable assurance for accreditation.
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NSF's iPlant Rebrands to CyVerse, Provides Data Management and Computation Across Scientific Disciplines | insideHPC

NSF's iPlant Rebrands to CyVerse, Provides Data Management and Computation Across Scientific Disciplines | insideHPC | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation’s premier data management platform for the life sciences has rebranded, shedding the project’s original label of iPlant Collaborative and donning the new name CyVerse. The rebrand emphasizes the project’s capacity to provide data management and computation services beyond plant sciences, for collaborations across scientific disciplines.
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Why Squirrels Seem To Have Let Themselves Go This Winter

Why Squirrels Seem To Have Let Themselves Go This Winter | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It has to do with the weather.
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Record Fundraising Highlights UA Culture of Collaboration | UANews

Record Fundraising Highlights UA Culture of Collaboration | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Foundation received a record $293 million in gifts and commitments in fiscal 2015. The investments, both outright and endowed, show just how much alumni, friends and donors believe in the institution and its future. Philanthropic support for the UA never has been stronger than it is today. For three out of the past four years, philanthropic giving to the University has topped the previous year. Records also were set in 2012 with $212 million raised, and in 2014 with $234 million in gifts and commitments.
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Campus Units Spread the End-of-Year Cheer and Generate Support

Campus Units Spread the End-of-Year Cheer and Generate Support | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What was once a dirt lot is now a full, lush garden of plenty at Our Neighbor's Farm and Pantry in Safford, Arizona, thanks to the help of the University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Located in Graham County, where more than 22 percent of the population lives in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the pantry provides food security to those who need it the most.
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UA Researchers Launch Guide to El Niño

UA Researchers Launch Guide to El Niño | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It has been heralded as the Godzilla El Niño, but researchers at the University of Arizona want to assure you that the climate force forecast to pummel North America this winter is no monster. Instead, they say, this wet season could bring cooler temperatures and record rain and snow to the Southwest in a natural oscillation that occurs every two to seven years.
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What fruit trees best grow here?

What fruit trees best grow here? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: Is there a list of fruit trees that grow in Tucson? Specifically, I am interested in peaches, apricots, cherries (sweet and sour) and apples? If they need a pollinator,
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Trying to save half-frozen bougainvilleas

Trying to save half-frozen bougainvilleas | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: Thanks to our climate, I’m doing a postmortem for last season’s garden and planning seed starting for next season pretty much simultaneously. About tomatillos: I’ve had rotten luck. I’ve
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Can tomato seedling be saved?

Can tomato seedling be saved? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: We live in the Tanque Verde area. In the spring I planted a tomato seedling in very good soil in the planter next to the house on the patio.
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Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform

Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In its first concert of the new year, Grand Canyon Guitar Society will host Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic in concert. The concert will be held Saturday, Jan, 16, at 7
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Cold weather takes a toll on Phoenix-area gardens

Cold weather takes a toll on Phoenix-area gardens | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Is your hibiscus looking sickly or your bougainvillea a little rusty? It may be under the weather.
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NSF's iPlant Collaborative rebrands to CyVerse | Phys.org

NSF's iPlant Collaborative rebrands to CyVerse | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation's premier data management platform for the life sciences has rebranded, shedding the project's original label of iPlant Collaborative and donning the new name CyVerse. The rebrand emphasizes ...
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CAC clips: College spring registration deadline is near | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Students have until Saturday to register for the spring 2016 semester at Central Arizona College.
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2nd Annual Connect2STEM Makes Learning Fun | UANews

2nd Annual Connect2STEM Makes Learning Fun | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
About 4,500 people attended Connect2STEM, a community event co-sponsored by the University of Arizona and Cox7 Arizona to inspire young people to take interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  Held Saturday on the campus of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, Connect2STEM served as the official kickoff for the Arizona SciTech Festival.
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Yuma Center Of Excellence For Desert Agriculture Planning Annual Meeting January 12 | PerishableNews

Yuma Center Of Excellence For Desert Agriculture Planning Annual Meeting January 12 | PerishableNews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In Yuma, Arizona, growers, shippers and subsidiary agriculture companies have come together with the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to form the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture. With a year under their belt, the partnership between industry and university has proven successful.
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Omnibus budget bill recognizes importance of scientific research

Omnibus budget bill recognizes importance of scientific research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the omnibus spending bill, Congress showed that funding science is a bipartisan priority. Not only did the legislation include an increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as reported in the Dec.
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Yuma Agriculture Water Conference slated for Jan. 13 | Western Farm Press

Yuma Agriculture Water Conference slated for Jan. 13 | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agriculture water impacts this entire community and there are many who share in the burden of protecting our water rights and being continuously educated.
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Growing Up With the AZ Insect Festival

Growing Up With the AZ Insect Festival | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Kids love bugs. They're tiny, which makes them easy to interact with, and they behave so differently from bigger creatures in the world around them. Observing insects is one of the ways many children begin to express their curiosity about the world at large. The Arizona Insect Festival, put on in September by the University of Arizona, offers children a chance to explore their interest in bugs. From that, they develop a love for science and an understanding of our natural world.
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