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University’s win of ranch shows what real investment is | Camp Verde (AZ) Journal

The University of Arizona will become a permanent presence in the Verde Valley thanks to a donation of land by the Steele Foundation.

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More Millenials Turn To Farming To Make A Living | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

When we think about farmers, we don’t necessarily think of them as young. Even McDonald was old. But that may be changing.
“We’ve seen a lot of farmers age out, sell their land, but there’s kind of a new generation of people of all ages who are very interested in learning to work the land and try and make a living out of it," said Kelly Young, an agroecologist with the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County.
Young is working with millennials returning to the fields who
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‘Republic’ workshop to address financial skills for students | Arizona Republic

‘Republic’ workshop to address financial skills for students | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Republic, azcentral.com and the Arizona Council on Economic Education will sponsor a financial workshop.
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Giving back in the Tucson area | Arizona Daily Star

Giving back in the Tucson area | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Chefs raise money for cancer research; dealership gives car-seat safety checks; and more.
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‘Best pistachio-growing season in years’ for Arizona grower | Western Farm Press

‘Best pistachio-growing season in years’ for Arizona grower | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In late July, Arizona pistachio grower Jim Graham kept one eye peeled on his nut trees while the other busily scanned the horizon for dark clouds and a summer monsoonal rain.
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University’s win of ranch shows what real investment is | Camp Verde Journal

The University of Arizona will become a permanent presence in the Verde Valley thanks to a donation of land by the Steele Foundation.

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UA spinoff Anivax seeks chicken vaccine OK | Arizona Daily Star

UA spinoff Anivax seeks chicken vaccine OK | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Vaccine would fight a combat a common bacterial infection in chickens that can harm humans.
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UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews

UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults.

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Petal to the Metal | Wall Street Journal

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 |Andrea Wulf reviews “The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives,” by Stephen Buchmann.

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UA Pinal County extension agent recognized for volunteer efforts | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A state child advocacy group has recognized Esther Turner, a University of Arizona Cooperative Extension agent for Pinal County.
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Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald

Speakers share excitement at Southwest Wings Festival | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

As the name of the Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival implies, there is much more going on during the ongoing annual event than those focused on creatures of the feathered variety, as illustrated by its dozens of free lectures.

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U. of Arizona works to bridge $25 million funding gap | Washington (DC) Times

University of Arizona officials are looking for ways to bridge a $25 million funding gap caused by state budget reductions.
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6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog)

6 Ways Climate Change May Affect Your Health | Safe Bee (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We’re already vulnerable to harm from extreme heat, flooding and hurricanes. What other health threats will climate change bring, and how can we stay safe now?
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Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media

Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.
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Fire on the mountain will make forest healthier | Arizona Daily Star

"This is a perfect fire," says UA fire ecologist Don Falk.
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Fire on the mountain will make forest healthier | Arizona Daily Star

Fire on the mountain will make forest healthier | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
"This is a perfect fire," says UA fire ecologist Don Falk.
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Cow's moo-dy day means Mesa has $2,000 beef with UA | Arizona Daily Star

Mayhem caused by an unruly cow led to a $2,000 claim against the University of Arizona.
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PROFESSIONALS TO WATCH: Robert Colangelo, taking the lead in an emerging field | The Times of Northwest Indiana

PROFESSIONALS TO WATCH: Robert Colangelo, taking the lead in an emerging field | The Times of Northwest Indiana | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Green Sense Farms co-founder Robert Colangelo is known for his leadership skills, enthusiasm, positive attitude, innovation, curiosity and expertise. Colangelo is the co-founder of the largest commercial indoor vertical farm
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Street Smarts: Here's who to thank — or curse — for Tucson's olive trees | Arizona Daily Star

Street Smarts: Here's who to thank — or curse — for Tucson's olive trees | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Robert H. Forbes was a man of many skills and talents
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UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues | UANews

UA Center Educates Public on Water Issues | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Water conservation is an issue of utmost importance in Arizona, and the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center, or WRRC, wants to make sure the public is involved in the conversation.

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El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff | Arizona Daily Sun

El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest long-term weather forecasts hold some good news for Flagstaff's snow aficionados, with signs pointing to a high likelihood of a much whiter winter than last year.
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8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour

8 things you didn't know about humidity | PBS Newshour | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A sunflower field and a tree at sunset. Photo Janet Kopper / Getty Images It's a T-shirt kind of day in Washington, DC: 85 degrees with 63 percent humidity
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Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program | UANews

Scholarship Universe Named a National 'Model' Program | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The scholarship database the University of Arizona designed and built to match students with funding opportunities – launched in response to the global financial crisis of the last decade – is being honored by a national recognition program.
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Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian

Veterinarians named to ag secretary's animal health advisory committee | Bovine Veterinarian | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health.

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