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Horticulture News: Local students build rockets for National Science Experiment | State Journal (Frankfort, KY)

4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD), an interactive learning experience engaging thousands of youth across the country in conducting the National Science Experiment, took place last October. Franklin County 4-H has extended the “experiment” by continuing to teach it in area schools.t

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10 notable blogs in Western Farm Press in 2014 | Western Farm Press

10 notable blogs in Western Farm Press in 2014 | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
10 notable blogs in Western Farm Press published in 2014
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What you should know about Arizona's water future | Arizona Republic

What you should know about Arizona's water future | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sharon Megdal: Every Arizonan needs to know where his or her water comes from, because the situation is serious.
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Website shines light on renewable energy resources | Biomass Magazine

Website shines light on renewable energy resources | Biomass Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources.
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Biotech complements conventional and organic ag in promoting biodiversity | Genetic Literacy Project

Biotech complements conventional and organic ag in promoting biodiversity | Genetic Literacy Project | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these
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Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | UANews

Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible.
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Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources | UANews

Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona researchers and a group of partners have developed a tool that will help utility companies better understand the long-term impact of renewable energy on the power grid and provide insight on how to integrate these resources in the future in the most cost-efficient and reliable way for consumers.
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Chaparral students learn about water conservation | Arizona Edcuation News

Chaparral students learn about water conservation | Arizona Edcuation News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fifth grade gifted students at Chaparral Elementary explored to conserve water through collaboration with Arizona Project WET and the Water Scene Investigation Program.
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Horse advocates want to save Heber herd | Arizona Republic

Horse advocates want to save Heber herd | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A plan to manage wild horses in a northeast Arizona forest is off hold, drawing outrage
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Stewards Take Center Stage on Symposium’s Final Day | Paulick Report

Racing fans don’t see stewards during the races, but attendees at a Symposium session today got an inside look at how officials handle their many responsibilities. Several prominent stewards played out their duties in an entertaining presentation showing...

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Don’t touch anything this holiday season | MarketWatch

Don’t touch anything this holiday season | MarketWatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This flu season is expected to be a particularly nasty one, so beware of germs lurking in some surprising places.
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Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton | Science Codex

Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton | Science Codex | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. An international team led by Chinese scientists and Bruce
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Why Chinese Biotech Cotton Doesn't Lead To Pest Resistance, Even Without Non-Bt Refuges | Science 2.0

Why Chinese Biotech Cotton Doesn't Lead To Pest Resistance, Even Without Non-Bt Refuges | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the United States in the 1930s, climate change and droughts and excessive agricultural practices combined to give the country a 'Dust Bowl' - as farmers became more stressed during the Depression they farmed harder, so ancient agricultural practices got left behind.

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4-H Youth in Action Award – Recognizing Youth Who Embody 4-H Life-Changing Impact | 4-H Today

4-H Youth in Action Award – Recognizing Youth Who Embody 4-H Life-Changing Impact | 4-H Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As remarkable 4-H' ers all across the nation are preparing to submit their applications, National 4-H Council caught up with the 2014 YIA Award Winner and Arizona 4-Her Andres Parra. Read as he shares his life-changing 4-H impact and his experience being recognized at the National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. last year.
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Science doesn't lie: Forest thinning pays off | Arizona Republic

Science doesn't lie: Forest thinning pays off | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona professor: A two-decade project shows surprising benefits from thinning forests.
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Study finds biotech and traditional practices need to coexist | Ag Professional

Study finds biotech and traditional practices need to coexist | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices, such as crop diversity, often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. 
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Log on and dig in: gardening lessons online | Arizona Daily Star

Log on and dig in: gardening lessons online | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A trip around the Internet can help you find information about gardening in Tucson.
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Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton | Nanowerk

Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton | Nanowerk | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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Pucker Up: Five Fast Facts About Mistletoe | UANews

Pucker Up: Five Fast Facts About Mistletoe | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's the holiday symbol for romance that has sparked countless smooches.
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Ancient wisdom boosts sustainability of biotech cotton | One News Page

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. An international team led by Chinese...

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Pollinators puzzle to find flowers amidst natural and human fumes | MongaBay (South America)

Pollinators puzzle to find flowers amidst natural and human fumes | MongaBay (South America) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
While unpleasant car exhaust makes us wrinkle our noses, such human-made fumes may pose serious problems to insects searching for nectar. Researchers recently revealed that background odors make finding flowers difficult for pollinators. The study, published in Science, measured how hawk moths (Manduca sexta) pick out the sacred datura flower scent (Datura wrightii) amidst all the other smells that waft through the environment.
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Farmers in the Del: Sun City community garden reaps 1st year harvest | Arizona Newszap

Farmers in the Del: Sun City community garden reaps 1st year harvest | Arizona Newszap | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Sun City gardeners are seeing the fruit of their labor over the past months. Harvesting of the first crop in the community garden that began to take shape earlier this year. In the spring, gardeners planted a variety of vegetables, and put in more plantings in the summer and fall.

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Genome Sequencing Study of Birds and Crocodiles conducted to reveal Secrets of Dinosaurs | Uncover California (Blog)

Genome Sequencing Study of Birds and Crocodiles conducted to reveal Secrets of Dinosaurs | Uncover California (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

)In an attempt to reveal the secrets of dinosaurs, the researchers have sequenced the genomes of 48 bird and three crocodile species. These two have been chosen as both the groups share a common ancestor that lived around 240 million years ago and also formed the base for the dinosaur species.

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Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | Science Newsline

Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton | Science Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. An international team led by Chinese scientists and Bruce Tabashnik at the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovered that the diverse patchwork of crops in northern China slowed adaptation to genetically engineered cotton by a wide-ranging insect pest. The results are published in the advance online edition of…
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Combining computer modeling and field research on cotton pests, a University of Arizone-led study suggests that biotechnology and traditional agriculture can be compatible approaches toward sustain...

Advocates of biotech crops and those who favor traditional farming practices such as crop diversity often seem worlds apart, but a new study shows that these two approaches can be compatible. An international team led by Chinese scientists and Bruce Tabashnik at the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovered that the diverse patchwork of crops in northern China slowed adaptation to genetically engineered cotton by a wide-ranging insect pest. The results are published in the advance online edition of Nature Biotechnology.


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