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Farm Bureau - A Conversation about Measurable Outcomes for Agriculture & Arizona's Economy: Shane Burgess | Arizona Farm Bureau

Focused on Arizona’s, and the nation’s, veterinary skill shortage, U of A plans to have many innovations that directly address today’s major problems in veterinary education.
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Shrimp Is Big. Now It's Sick. And Really Expensive | Bloomberg

Shrimp Is Big. Now It's Sick. And Really Expensive | Bloomberg | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Penny pinchers will be forgiven for skipping the shrimp scampi this season. Prices for shrimp have jumped to a 14-year high in recent months, spurred by a disease that’s ravaging the crustacean’s population.

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U of A’s Crimmins to talk desert weather | Eastern Arizona Courier

Dr. Mike Crimmins, of the University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, will provide an overview of the weather and climate of southeast Arizona on April 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Circle D Ranch located at EAC’s Discovery Park.

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How Dads Influence Teens' Happiness | Daily News (New York, NY)

How Dads Influence Teens' Happiness | Daily News (New York, NY) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Adapted from Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We&rsquove Overlooked, by Paul Raeburn, by arrangement with Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Copyright © 2014 by Paul Raeburn. All rights reserved. In 2011...
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Strawberry Sunrise in Arizona -- Kubota Labs, U of AZ CEAC | SciTechReports

50 years ago, deep red and delicious strawberries grew abundantly in Arizona's warm and fertile irrigated fields, from the Salt River farms on south to the s...
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New UA Brand to Debut Next Week With New Ads, Website and More | UA@Work

New UA Brand to Debut Next Week With New Ads, Website and More | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In just a few days, the UA will launch a new brand - complete with fresh advertising, a dynamic University homepage and updated design elements.
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Lyme Disease While Breastfeeding: Twice the Tick-borne Terror | Yahoo! Voices

Living in an area where Lyme disease is common, I'd heard a lot about it. Despite all the chatter, I never worried until I was diagnosed. Then I panicked. But I wasn't scared for myself; I was terrified I'd pass the disease to the infant I was breastfeeding.

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Seen At 11: How Effective Are Gadget Cleaning Products? | CBS New York

Seen At 11: How Effective Are Gadget Cleaning Products? | CBS New York | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of products that claim to do a thorough cleaning, CBS 2's Maurice DuBois reported. But do they really work?
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How to Start Urban Beekeeping - The Importance of Honey Bees | Money Crashers

How to Start Urban Beekeeping - The Importance of Honey Bees | Money Crashers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Honey is only one benefit provided by bees - learn more about their importance and how you can get started beekeeping.
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Bt-Resistant Western Corn Rootworm Confirmed In Five Illinois Counties | No-Till Farmer (Brookfield, WI)

Recently, Bruce Tabashnik of the University of Arizona's Department of Entomology and his co-authors published a paper in the Journal of Economic Entomology that provides definitions to 50 “key terms” regarding the evolution of resistance to Bt crops and pesticides.

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Arizona wildfires: How bad will they be? | Arizona Republic

Into the Mind: Don Falk, a University of Arizona professor of forest ecology, looks at the prospects for a dangerous fire season.
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The Pursuit of Happiness | Arizona Alumni Magazine

The Pursuit of Happiness | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Whatever became of that quintessential American ideal — the one that stirred a nascent union to declare its independence in 1776? Namely, the pursuit of Happiness, capital H.
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5 ways to clean up your computer and get it like new again | Times Colonist (Victoria BC)

5 ways to clean up your computer and get it like new again | Times Colonist (Victoria BC) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

At a loss for a New Year's resolution? How about pledging to give a little TLC to the machine you spend so much time using on a daily basis? It doesn't take long for a computer to start . . .

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Shrimp lovers feel pain of dwindling supply : Business | Arizona Daily Star

Shrimp lovers feel pain of dwindling supply : Business | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Penny pinchers will be forgiven for skipping the shrimp scampi this season. Prices for shrimp have jumped to a 14-year high in recent months, spurred by a disease that’s ravaging the crustacean’s population.

 
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Germany : SAP and University of Arizona Survey Signals Key Areas for Growth in Retail Marketing (India) | TMCnet.com

Germany : SAP and University of Arizona Survey Signals Key Areas for Growth in Retail Marketing (India) | TMCnet.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

SAP AG today announced findings from a retail marketing survey the company conducted with University of Arizona students, underscoring digital and social trends as key factors driving the evolution of retail marketing. The announcement was made at the University of Arizona Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing s Global Retailing Conference, being held April 10-11 in Tucson.


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10 Germ Magnets that Need Spring Cleaning | Yahoo! Shine

Ten items that belong on your spring-cleaning list, including the dishwasher and cell phone, harbor nasty germs.
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WCR resistance confirmed in three more Illinois counties | Ag Professional

With the addition of three more counties, a total of five Illinois counties have now reported confirmed cases of field-evolved resistance to Bt corn (Cry3Bb1 protein) by western corn rootworm, and a University of Illinois entomologist said now is the time to move forward aggressively with integrated pest management (IPM) strategies.
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to these recently honored University organizations and employees.
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8 Things You Thought Were Dirty But Aren't Really | Woman's Day Magazine

“There’s more E. coli in the average sink than in the toilet after you flush it,” says microbiologist Charles Gerba (a.k.a. Dr. Germ), a professor in the University of Arizona’s department of soil, water, and environmental science. The seat is especially clean. 

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Climate change may make food less nutritious | Futurity

Climate change may make food less nutritious | Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide would compromise the quality of our food, according to a field study with wheat.
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Review Confirms Human Health Safety of Somatotropin for Dairy Cows | The Dairy Site

US - After reviewing the literature and after 20 years of its widespread use in dairy cows in the US, scientists have concluded that recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST) has no adverse effects on human health.
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Jeong-Yeol Yoon Elected President of the Institute of Biological Engineering | Arizona Engineer

Jeong-Yeol Yoon Elected President of the Institute of Biological Engineering | Arizona Engineer | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Associate professor Jeong-Yeol Yoon holds so many appointments across the UA campus that people often ask him which college he is with and where they can find him. (If they can find him, he jokes.)

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New York Racing Association takes a long shot on the horses | Wall Street Journal

New York Racing Association takes a long shot on the horses | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A facelift at Aqueduct is part of $8.5 million in upgrades recently announced by the track's operating body, the New York Racing Association, to be spread across its three properties.
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Heartbroken families suffer in limbo | CNN

Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry Charles Raison talks with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about missing Flight 370.
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Farm Belt Pest Poses Bigger Crop Threat | Wall Street Journal

The western corn rootworm, a Farm Belt scourge, is gaining further ground against genetically modified crops designed to kill it, marking a setback for biotech seed makers.

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