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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat

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The UA will be hosting high schoolers from around the state who have taken the day off of school to compete in several different agriculture-based competitions on Friday.
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Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star

Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Studying specimens, using microscopes and making accurate comparisons is only part of the job. No, this isn’t herbology class at Hogwarts. This is the University of Arizona's Herbarium.



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Fight intensifies vs. citrus greening | Nogales International

Under threat from a crippling, deadly bacteria, the Arizona Department of Agriculture is escalating its war against a disease crippling the nation’s citrus crops by expanding quarantine zones throughout Arizona and enlisting the help of some of the University of Arizona’s brightest minds.
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Chop Shop | Tucson Weekly

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There's no pretty way to slaughter and butcher an animal, but there is a way to do it as humanely as possible. That's the way...
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Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA will be hosting high schoolers from around the state who have taken the day off of school to compete in several different agriculture-based competitions on Friday.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15. Visitors to Science City will experience the connection between their daily lives and advances in science and learn about groundbreaking research being done at the UA. The Tucson Festival of Books is the fourth-largest book festival in the world, but it is the only one to incorporate science as a key com
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W. Wuertz marks 50 years serving on board of ED2 | Tri-Valley Dispatch

W. Wuertz marks 50 years serving on board of ED2 | Tri-Valley Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Time flies. Electrical District No. 2 was created in 1923 to provide electric power to irrigation pumps and other classes of customers in the Casa Grande Valley. 
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Retailers to Explore Service 'Everywhere at Once' | UANews

Retailers to Explore Service 'Everywhere at Once' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona has announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th annual Global Retailing Conference, which will take place April 23 and 24 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson.  
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UA helps Mexican universities build extension network | Tucson Sentinel

 TenThe University of Arizona is helping establish a national network of extension programs in Mexican universities, Project REINU, designed to bring resources and education to communities in rural Mexico.

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Emerging Asian nations taking China’s spot as cheapest tilapia producer | Undercurrent News

As Chinese competitiveness in tilapia production wanes, nations elsewhere in Asia as well as the Americas are set to grab market share of the fillet market in the whitefish.

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Arizona Gardeners: 10 tips for a great spring garden in Pinal County | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Now that the really cold weather appears to be behind us and the temperatures are slowly warming, it is time to put in a spring vegetable garden. Vegetable gardens provide delicious and highly nutritious entrees  for the dinner table. There is nothing better than a fresh Caesar salad right out of the garden. I like to grow eggplant and cook up a batch in the Dutch oven outdoors over the coals. Watching and working with plants can add a new dimension to your life. It can be a source of physical a
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New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
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CAC clips: Area FFA members win field day honors | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Each year, Central Arizona College’s Dean Merrell FFA Field Day brings together students from the south central Arizona region to compete in events such as Agricultural Mechanics, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Entomology, Veterinary Science, Horse Judging, Job Interview, Livestock Judging, Nursery Operations, Range Management and Soil.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | Press Release Point

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | Press Release Point | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15.
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Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International

Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Family Resource Center (FRC) Program, administered by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County, has been helping families with children aged 0-5 in Santa Cruz County to prepare for kindergarten since 2010. The program now has data to prove that it is making an impact.
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UA Economists Focus on Oil Prices | Press Release Point

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Those who came to Tuesday night’s panel discussion at the Eller College of Management seeking a definitive answer to its central question went away enlightened and entertained — but perhaps not encouraged.
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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce

These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Who knew?...
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Arizona Gardeners: Understanding the popular, low-water-use bougainvillea | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A popular low-water-use plant that gives lots of color in the landscape is bougainvillea.



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Retailers to Explore Serving the Customer “Everywhere at Once” at University of Arizona Conference | Yahoo! Finance

The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona today announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference, April 23-24 at the Westi
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7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic

7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Home tours, plant sales abound as spring heats up in the Valley.
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Harvesting technology's promise: Aerial crafts a boon to farming industry | Yuma Sun

Above the fields of Arizona Western College during this week’s Southwest Ag Summit, crowds gathered to see tractors and newly plowed fields during the field demonstration portion of the proceedings. 
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Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR)

Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(KNWA/CNN) -- When you get angry, the stress isn't restricted to your head. New research shows that anger actually triggers electrical changes in the heart, which can predict future arrhythmias in some patients.
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Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA scientists Rod Wing and Doug Taren will host an informal discussion on genetically modified organisms and food security to address concerns on health and livelihood today at Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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