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University of Arizona to open veterinary education program at Oro Valley campus | KNXV (TV-Phoenix)

University of Arizona to open veterinary education program at Oro Valley campus | KNXV (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona announced on Monday the opening of its new campus in Oro Valley where the university’s veterinary education program will live.

 
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UA's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program moves to UA Oro Valley | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA's Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program moves to UA Oro Valley | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
President Ann Weaver Hart announced the UA Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program claimed its new home, UA Oro Valley, according to a UA News press release.
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Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding our lawns with ryegrass | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding our lawns with ryegrass | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you want a spot of green lawn in your yard during the coming winter months, early October is the best time to switch your heat-loving summer lawn to a cool weather grass by overseeding.  
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'45 Ideas In 45 Minutes': Innovation The Theme For 2015 Global Symposium | Paulick Report

Continuing with the theme of innovation at the 2015 Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming, the Race Track Industry Program will kick off the event on Tuesday morning, December 8, with a session entitled 45 Ideas in 45 Minutes. Five … Continue reading →
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Oro Valley Will be Home Base for UA Veterinary School | Arizona Public Media

Oro Valley Will be Home Base for UA Veterinary School | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Site has proximity to biosciences firms; will be first public facility of its kind in state.
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Looking to the Gila River watershed's future | Eastern Arizona Courier

Looking to the Gila River watershed's future | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
GRAHAM COUNTY — Starting in 2012, the project took two years to complete. Its findings were presented to community leaders this summer, starting with the Thatcher Town Council on July 20. In August, the plans were shared with the Safford City Council, Clifton and Duncan town councils and Graham and Greenlee county supervisors.
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Arizona municipalities offering free audits to conserve water | Arizona Capitol Times

Arizona municipalities offering free audits to conserve water | Arizona Capitol Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With Arizona in the grip of a decades-long drought, Gilbert is among municipalities in the Phoenix metropolitan area offering free home water audits to reduce waste.
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UA to put veterinary school in Oro Valley | Arizona Daily Star

UA to put veterinary school in Oro Valley | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Will use it for new veterinary medical program.
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It isn't your mom's 4-H club any longer | Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier

Bugs in your garden? Bees in your bonnet? Bats in your belfry? The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, 940 Rodeo Drive, Prescott, and 2830 North Commonwealth Drive, Suite 103, Camp Verde, has solutions for you.

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Trials Begin To Test Resistance Against Lettuce Wilting Disease

Trials Begin To Test Resistance Against Lettuce Wilting Disease | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fusarium wilt - a lettuce disease caused by a soil-dwelling fungus - is becoming a more common problem in fields. The disease causes lettuce to droop and
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Arizona Gardeners: What to do when soils refuse to accept irrigation water | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

When desert soils refuse to accept water, existing plants can be deprived of the life-giving resources and quickly die unless the problem is resolved and the plants once again begin to receive the water they need.  
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New Device Speeds Diagnosis of Tissue Infection | Medical Design Briefs

Medical Design Briefs features exclusive coverage of the latest medical and bio medical innovations from NASA, its industry partners, and other major players in medical research and development worldwide. From heart pumps and defibrillators to surgical robots, NASA has developed thousands of medical breakthroughs on the way to space.

Articles and product briefs focus on design advances that are shaping the future of health care — improving safety and saving lives while reducing costs. Each issue reports on electronics, sensors, test, measurement, imaging, software, materials, mechanical components, manufacturing, prototyping, and much more.
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Trials In Yuma Begin To Test New Resistance Against Lettuce Wilting Disease | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Fusarium wilt — a lettuce disease caused by a soil-dwelling fungus — is becoming a more common problem in fields. The disease causes lettuce to droop and turn brown, making it unsuitable for sale.Typically, when lettuce wilt appears, the grower would then rotate to another crop like broccoli or cauliflower. But one farmer in Yuma dedicated three acres of his troubled field to research led by the University of Arizona.
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UA scientists study endangered squirrel on Mt. Graham | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA scientists study endangered squirrel on Mt. Graham | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Imagine standing at the top of one of Tucson’s Sky Islands, 10,720 feet above ground, surrounded by moist, green forests of pines and Douglas-firs.
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2 Walmarts in Tucson to offer grocery pickup | Arizona Daily Star

Walmart will roll out a free pickup service next month it says is popular with families, seniors.
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Five Participants Named to Present 45 Ideas in 45 Minutes Panel Session at Symposium | American Horse Publications

Continuing with the theme of innovation at the 2015 Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming, the Race Track Industry Program will kick off the event on Tuesday morning, December 8, with a session entitled 45 Ideas in 45 Minutes.
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UA Chooses Oro Valley for Vet School | Veterinary Practice News

UA Chooses Oro Valley for Vet School | Veterinary Practice News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
First-year students would take classes in Tucson before moving to a clinical training facility in a northern suburb.
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University of Arizona contest offers $10,000 | Daily Racing Form

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program announced Friday it will award a $10,000 prize as part of a contest to encourage new ideas and technologies to improve the horse racing industry.
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UA butterfly researcher gets White House invitation | Arizona Daily Star

Katy Prudic co-directs eButterfly, which taps into a vast potential army of nature watchers.
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UA unveils state's 1st veterinary program at new Oro Valley campus | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA unveils state's 1st veterinary program at new Oro Valley campus | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA-Oro Valley will feature programs focused on human-animal health research initiative. Officials hope the research will provide new insights in human and animal disease, diagnostics and treatments.
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Vet Med Program to Have Home in Oro Valley | UANews

Vet Med Program to Have Home in Oro Valley | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart announced Monday that the new home for the UA’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program will be its newest campus: University of Arizona Oro Valley. The campus also will support a new UA initiative tied to One Health, a worldwide effort to address disease threats to humans and animals simultaneously and improve the health of both populations. The UA will be using supercomputer-driven predictive analytics to detect and diagnose emerging threats
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Everyone's Favorite Crawl Space | UANews

The Arizona Insect Festival, held in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Arizona's Student Union Memorial Center, provides a weekend-afternoon celebration of southern Arizona's bugs and the scientists who study them. The annual festival is put on by the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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UA students become fungus farmers through MycoCats program | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA students become fungus farmers through MycoCats program | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucked away in a lab on the fifth floor of the Marley building is a world of fungi. It is here that the MycoCats grow mushrooms in mixtures never thought possible. From mesquite bean pods to greasy pizza boxes, the university’s trash is being turned into something gourmet.
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A Greenhouse for the Moon, or Mars | Big Think | Big Think

A Greenhouse for the Moon, or Mars | Big Think | Big Think | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With a NASA grant, researchers at the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture facility in Tucson have developed a piece of technology called the “lunar greenhouse,” which will enable a future batch of colonists to sustain themselves on the moon or Mars.
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Testing to Tackle Lettuce Fungus Under Way in Yuma | Arizona Public Media

Testing to Tackle Lettuce Fungus Under Way in Yuma | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One grower allows small part of his fields for trial on seeds developed to elude disease.
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