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Arizona Gardeners: The basic rules for pruning trees and shrubs in the garden

Arizona Gardeners: The basic rules for pruning trees and shrubs in the garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Now that the cool months are here, it is time to start thinking about pruning. Before you make any cuts, however, let’s take time to review some basic rules.
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Business Namedropper 11-15-15 | Yuma Sun

Kurt Nolte has become the director of economic development for the Yuma College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Symposium on lookout for new ideas

It is no secret horse racing is a mature industry, and no surprise that it is on the lookout for some fresh thinking.The organizers of the annual Symposium on Racing and Gaming obviously share that perspective.
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Neto's Tucson: Photo exhibit focuses on the bracero experience

Neto's Tucson: Photo exhibit focuses on the bracero experience | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
2.5 million Mexicans were part of guest worker program from 1942-1964.
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Embracing Health on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation | UANews

Embracing Health on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The sterile commercial kitchen at the Pascua Yaqui Health Center comes alive with the sound of clanking spoons in stainless bowls, and young people’s laughter, one Wednesday evening a month. It's part of a monthly healthful cooking class put on by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension's "Garden Kitchen" on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation. The classes are free and open to any Pascua Yaqui tribal member.
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UA microbiologists search for antibiotic alternatives in bacteria

UA microbiologists search for antibiotic alternatives in bacteria | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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'Fires of Change' Exhibit Brings Illumination | UANews

'Fires of Change' Exhibit Brings Illumination | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fire is a powerful symbol in art, able to convey destruction and power but also passion and the potential for change. The "Fires of Change" exhibit, now at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, brings this symbolism to life. From large installations made from trees to charcoal drawings made from ash collected at various fire sites, the impact of wildfires on forests feels almost tangible in the exhibit space.
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The Road to UNESCO | Tucson Weekly

The Road to UNESCO | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The winding, rocky road up to Gary Nabhan's Patagonia home is definitely not suited for a sedan. It gets pretty hairy a couple of times...
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University of Arizona opens water research facility

University of Arizona opens water research facility | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new facility at the University of Arizona aims to research and develop new technologies and more energy sustainable solutions to address water scarcity.
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Deadline Extended to Win Up to $15K through 4-H Youth in Action! - Growing Alabama

Deadline Extended to Win Up to $15K through 4-H Youth in Action! - Growing Alabama | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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New WEST Center to Address Water Issues | UANews

New WEST Center to Address Water Issues | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Leaders from the University of Arizona, Pima County and city of Tucson were on hand for the grand opening of the WEST (Water & Energy Sustainable Technology) Center — a new, state-of-the-art facility that will enable UA researchers, public officials and business leaders to work together in developing new technologies that will help communities deal with water scarcity and re-use.
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Five Stewards Win ROAP Pete Pederson Awards - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Five Stewards Win ROAP Pete Pederson Awards - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) announced today five winners of the 2015 Pete Pedersen Award, which is presented annually to stewards who have made important contributions to the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing industries. The award is named in … Continue reading →
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Discover Discovery Gardens

SIERRA VISTA — Master gardeners from Cochise County descended upon the University of Arizona South last week to begin work on a fledgling garden in the college’s Sierra Vista campus.
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University of Arizona creating law clinic for resource users | Arizona Daily Star

Center will help farmers, ranchers miners and other businesses using natural resources.
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Column: It's Finals, eat your problems

As we approach the busy shopping season and return to campus, we find ourselves too broke to eat proper meals once again. With finals around the corner, it’s doubly difficult just to find time to sit down and eat with all the studying. Yet, there is hope. It is our responsibility as collegiate members to feed ourselves, and in doing so, we shouldn’t feel pressured to eat healthy. As long as we commit the rare act of sitting down for a meal, we should be entitled to eat whatever pleases our stoma
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Unexpected Wood Source for Chaco Canyon Great Houses | UA News

Unexpected Wood Source for Chaco Canyon Great Houses | UA News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The wood in the monumental "great houses" built in Chaco Canyon by ancient Puebloans came from two different mountain ranges, according to new research from the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. The UA scientists are the first to report that before 1020, most of the wood came from the Zuni Mountains about 50 miles to the south. The species of tree used in the buildings did not grow nearby, so the trees must have been transported from distant mountain ranges.
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Other than for droughts, Arizona isn't ready for climate issues

Other than for droughts, Arizona isn't ready for climate issues | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a recent report grading the weather preparedness of all 50 states, Arizona received an overall grade of C- for its all-around weather readiness.
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University of Arizona Opens Water, Energy Technology Center | The Solutions Source of the Water & Wastewater Industry

University of Arizona Opens Water, Energy Technology Center | The Solutions Source of the Water & Wastewater Industry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., celebrated the opening of the University of Arizona’s Water and Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center on Friday, Nov. 20.
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The UA's Treasury of Exotic Trees | UANews

The UA's Treasury of Exotic Trees | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona is known not only for its academic excellence and strong athletic program, but also for its sizable collection of unique trees. Take the Cassia fistula, for example, commonly called the Golden Shower tree. Its abundant, bright-yellow blossoms are embraced by many in its native habitat of India and Southeast Asia, making it the state tree of Thailand.
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UA Employees Among '40 Under 40' | UA@Work

UA Employees Among '40 Under 40' | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Three UA employees are being recognized for their professional and charitable work.
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Get the skinny on the Mediterranean diet

Get the skinny on the Mediterranean diet | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Going on a diet nowadays just seems to scream, “lose weight.” It is not surprising though, considering the U.S. ranks as one of the most overweight and obese nations in the world, according to Ramon Martinez of the World Health Organization.
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Thanksgiving Day shoppers jump on Black Friday deals | Washington (DC) Post

Before sunrise, shoppers were snapping up deals as the retail industry kicks off what is expected to be a reasonably healthy holiday sales season.
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