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University of Arizona veterinary school plan headed for appeal hearing | Arizona Daily Star

University of Arizona veterinary school plan headed for appeal hearing | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA can’t proceed without blessing of American Veterinary Medical Association.
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Core Truths: 10 Common GMO Claims DebunkedTrue Viral News | True Viral News

Core Truths: 10 Common GMO Claims DebunkedTrue Viral News | True Viral News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market.
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A pumpkin of their very own

A pumpkin of their very own | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Greenlee County youths had the opportunity to select a pumpkin, thanks to the University of Arizona Greenlee County Cooperative Extension. On Oct. 26, youths from Duncan Head Start and Duncan
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UA students recount election reactions from abroad

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Since election night, the country has watched protesters take to the streets in opposition of President-elect Donald Trump. The results of the election came as a shock not only to the country, but to the rest of the world.
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Art Sherman wins Big Sport of Turfdom Award

Art Sherman wins Big Sport of Turfdom Award | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Art Sherman, the trainer of 2016 Horse of the Year candidate California Chrome, has been named the winner of the 2016 Big Sport of Turfdom, which is awarded by the Turf Publicists of America annually to honor a “person or group of people who enhance coverage of Thoroughbred racing through cooperation with media and racing publicists.”
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Victory at the Races: Tucson’s Rillito Racetrack

Victory at the Races: Tucson’s Rillito Racetrack | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rillito Park Racetrack, first opened in 1943, is considered the pioneering track of quarter horse racing and is also the site of the first photo finish. Today, the location continues to attract nearly 5,000 spectators to each event during its winter season.
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Tucson: Covering Environments CEAC Seminar Series - Best Events

Tucson: Covering Environments CEAC Seminar Series - Best Events | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
December 02, 2016 at University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center in Tucson, AZ. The next speaker in CEAC’s Covering Environments Seminar series (Friday, December 2) is Ramin Yadegari, PhD Professor, School of Plant Sciences Genetics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, Bio 5 Faculty College of Agriculture & Life Sciences The University of Arizona. His presentation is …
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New class to focus on communication with cats and dogs

New class to focus on communication with cats and dogs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Animals such as our beloved pets can't linguistically communicate with us, but there are other ways in which these household companions can communicate with us.
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Pollination key in pecan production

Pollination key in pecan production | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Several factors play a role in nut production on pecan trees
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Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing

Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. Forest Service fire crews will ignite a low-to-moderate intensity fire on the heavily forested slopes of Mount Bigelow today.
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Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing

Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. Forest Service fire crews will ignite a low-to-moderate intensity fire on the heavily forested slopes of Mount Bigelow today.
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Family Day offers fun with agriculture

Family Day offers fun with agriculture | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
MARICOPA — The Maricopa Agricultural Center is opening up its facilities and farm to the general public this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to put on its free
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Aquaculture veteran Kevin Fitzsimmons to be awarded for sustainability work

Aquaculture veteran Kevin Fitzsimmons to be awarded for sustainability work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
You may also like: Possibility of another $100,000 fish feed competition high First quarter US tilapia imports cheaper than a year ago China tilapia prices down with US inventories well stocked
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UA to Host Conference for American Indian Youth | UANews

UA to Host Conference for American Indian Youth | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
American Indian youth from across the state will convene at the University of Arizona for a conference organized to support, encourage and provide necessary resources to help position them for academic and career success.  The UA is hosting the 2016 American Indian Education Association Youth Conference, geared toward those who are in grades 7 to 12.
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Arizona Gardeners: Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings

Have you ever found a plant that you would like to have in your own yard but do not know where to find it? For a fun garden project, try
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Reader is concerned about scale outbreak

Reader is concerned about scale outbreak | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A reader is concerned that continued heavy infestations of cochineal scale will eventually kill many cacti in the area but she was unable to find suggestions for other control methods online.
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Sherman Wins Big Sport of Turfdom Award

The Turf Publicists of America (TPA) announced Nov. 22 that Art Sherman, trainer of champion and all-time North American earnings leader California Chrome, will be honored with the 2016 Big Sport of Turfdom Award.
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» Sherman Wins Big Sport of Turfdom

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Trainer Art Sherman has been awarded the 2016 Big Sport of Turfdom, which recognizes a person who enhances coverage of Thoroughbred racing through cooperation
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Four Questions: Tracing the Evolution of Black Friday

Four Questions: Tracing the Evolution of Black Friday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For some, the day after Thanksgiving is a time to relax with family, enjoy turkey leftovers and perhaps untangle strings of Christmas lights. For others, it's a day to wake up early and hit the mall for some serious holiday shopping.
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American Idol-Style Contest for Fish-Free Aquaculture Feed

American Idol-Style Contest for Fish-Free Aquaculture Feed | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Small oily fish like anchovy, herring and menhaden are the main target of the industrial fishmeal and oil fisheries. Once captured the fish are ground into feed for fertilizers and animal feed, fro…
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Drought on Colorado River Sparks Revolutionary Idea: Sharing Water

Drought on Colorado River Sparks Revolutionary Idea: Sharing Water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A shrinking water supply on the Colorado River has some states grabbing more water, but California is considering giving some back.
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Homeowners complain freeway work launched scorpion invasion

An uptick in scorpion activity is putting some extra sting in the already controversial construction of the South Mountain Freeway for some nearby homeowners. 
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Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing

Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. Forest Service fire crews will ignite a low-to-moderate intensity fire on the heavily forested slopes of Mount Bigelow today.
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Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing

Smoke from Mount Bigelow north of Tucson is a good thing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Three Receive Global Excellence Awards for Service, Education | UANews

Three Receive Global Excellence Awards for Service, Education | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Office of Global Initiatives and the Center for English as a Second Language at the University of Arizona have announced three recipients of the annual Global Excellence Awards, presented to those in the UA community who have made an impact in international service or education. The honorees will be celebrated at a reception on Thursday as part of International Education Week activities. Student Award for Global Excellence: Global Ambassadors
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