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Arizona Gardeners: Gardens and landscapes in this area do not require lime

In areas where the soil pH is acid, such as in the southern or eastern parts of the country, the addition of lime can be a critically important gardening practice, but here in the Southwest where the soil reaction is alkaline, the addition of lime can be a critical mistake.
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Fathoming Water | KXCI (Radio-Tucson)

Because of climate change, increasing populations and pollution, fresh water is an increasingly contested resource. KXCI’s Melissa Mauzy hosts a series on the subject, titled “Fathoming Water”. Episode 1 features an interview with Dr. Sharon Megdal, Director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). Episode 2 features an interview with Dr. Robert Glennon, Regents’ Professor... Read more »
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Water Wise: Septic system care focus of workshop

“Garbage In — Garbage Out” or GIGO is a well-known phrase in the computer industry that may also apply to your septic system.
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National Pork Board Defines Antibiotic Research And Education Priorities - PerishableNews

National Pork Board Defines Antibiotic Research And Education Priorities - PerishableNews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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AgriMarketing.com - Nat'l Pork Board Defines Its Antibiotic Research, Education Priorities

Agri Marketing Magazine - A primary source of agribusiness news and discussion for the North American agribusiness community.
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My Turn: Israel's water lesson for Arizona | Arizona Republic

Water director: Desalination isn't so cost-prohibitive anymore, and that's important for our future water supply.
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National Pork Board defines antibiotic research and education priorities

National Pork Board defines antibiotic research and education priorities | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Pork Board announced the seven members of its blue ribbon panel on antibiotics, an outcome of the Pork Checkoff’s stewardship plan first defined in June. The new, third-party panel includes experts with specific experience and knowledge in antibiotic practices or consumer marketing, but who are independent of NPB practices.
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Pork Board announces new antibiotics panel

Pork Board announces new antibiotics panel | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New panel will review status of antibiotics in the pork industry
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Pork Board defines antibiotic priorities

New blue ribbon panel to focus on improving consumer and channel partner knowledge.
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Parker Antin: Leading Life Science Initiatives

Parker Antin: Leading Life Science Initiatives | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Not every research or technology project can boast that its director also heads up national initiatives in life sciences and biotechnology. The University of Arizona's Parker Antin is a unique case. Antin leads the iPlant Collaborative, the UA-headquartered computational infrastructure project that is the National Science Foundation's premier data management service.
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10 Tips for an Orange, Black and 'Green' Halloween | UANews

10 Tips for an Orange, Black and 'Green' Halloween | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
From an environmental standpoint, Halloween has some serious issues.
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iPlant and TACC analyze 120,000 Plant Species, Overturn Popular Theory

With an estimated 350,000 plant species on earth, one of the greatest challenges facing ecologists is quantifying plant diversity and understanding its relationship to plant survival. To make matters more difficult, it has been nearly impossible to organize all of these data without the appropriate computational power. Recent access, however, to big data supercomputing resources is revolutionizing the field.
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Feed your brain at Community Health & Care Fair

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Healthy facts, healthy snacks and free health screenings are available on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Community Health and Care Fair (CHCF).
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

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Bruce Tabashnik, Regents' Professor and head of the Department of Entomology at the UA, has received the Entomological Society of America's Nan-Yao Su Award for innovation and creativity in entomology.

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Interdisciplinary Group Addresses Climate Change Through Art | UANews

Interdisciplinary Group Addresses Climate Change Through Art | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Slippery Rock Gazette | Bee Stings & Research that Makes You Go ‘Huh?’ Win 2015 Ig Nobels

A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it’s possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobels, which honor the humorous and ridiculous side of scientific research.
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Pork Board eyes antibiotic research, education - AgriNews

AgriNews covers topics that affect local farm families and their businesses in Illinois and Indiana. Some of those topics include: crop and livestock management, agribusiness and new products, market information and national and state political issues.
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Planning mitigates potential water crisis - Arizona Sonora News Service

Planning mitigates potential water crisis - Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The looming specter of shortage on the Colorado River poses a serious concern for states relying on the precious source of water, but with foresight and planning, many parts of Arizona are prepared to endure for decades to come. Kelly Mott Lacroix, senior research analyst with the Water Resources Research Center at the University of …
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Pork Checkoff Prioritizes Antibiotic Research

Pork Checkoff Prioritizes Antibiotic Research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Pork Board has announced the seven members of its new third-party panel on antibiotic stewardship. The list includes experts working independently from National Pork Board practices, w...
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Oklahoma Farm Report - National Pork Board Defines Antibiotic Research and Education Priorities

Oklahoma Farm Report - National Pork Board Defines Antibiotic Research and Education Priorities | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Howdy Neighbors! Oklahoma Farm Report is home to Ron Hays - 'Ron on RON.' Radio Oklahoma Network keeps producers updated with ag news, reports, markets, sales and so much more!
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National Pork Board defines antibiotic research, education priorities | Pork Network

National Pork Board defines antibiotic research, education priorities | Pork Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Pork Board today announced the seven members of its blue ribbon panel on antibiotics, an outcome of the Pork Checkoff’s stewardship plan first defined in June. The new, third-party panel includes experts with specific experience and knowledge in antibiotic practices or consumer marketing, but who are independent of National Pork Board practices.
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5 Trends In Protected Ag Or Controlled Environment Agriculture | Growing Produce

5 Trends In Protected Ag Or Controlled Environment Agriculture | Growing Produce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Gene Giacomelli, director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center at the University of Arizona, discusses five trends in the controlled environment or protected ag industry you should consider if you plan to grow under cover or want to expand your operation. Gene Giacomelli 1. Rise In Organic Production Organic production has increased 15% to 20% every year, Giacomelli says. In fact, some open-field producers are starting to transition to organic greenhouse production. Organic, howev
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Is Phoenix area's long love affair with grass waning? | Arizona Republic

Is Phoenix area's long love affair with grass waning? | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste, Increase Sustainability

Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste, Increase Sustainability | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA, community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus.
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