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Getting ocotillos to flower

Getting ocotillos to flower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We live in Tucson and I have a question about an ocotillo we have had for about 10 years. It is watered with drip irrigation, and compared to other
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When to trim palm trees

When to trim palm trees | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have several palm trees that produce clumps of seedpods each year. Right now they are yellow and will turn dark burgundy. Should I cut these seed pods off
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Pa. HBPA treasurer under scrutiny is missing

Pa. HBPA treasurer under scrutiny is missing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The treasurer of the horsemen\'s group based at Penn National Race Course in Grantville has gone missing and is under investigation for accounting fraud, the horsemen\'s group confirmed on Monday.
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Pa. horsemen official found dead

Pa. horsemen official found dead | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A body found in the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, Pa., on Sunday has been identified as that of a missing employee of the Pennsylvania Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association who was under investigation for accounting fraud, state officials announced on Tuesday.
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UA Compost Cats gets a special recognition from the EPA

UA Compost Cats gets a special recognition from the EPA | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency recognized the Associated Students of the University of Arizona club, Compost Cats, for its work in composting. This is the first time the Compost Cats have been recognized for the work they entered in the EPA’s annual Food Recovery Challenge.
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Transplanting lemon tree

Transplanting lemon tree | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Question: I have a lemon tree that we planted three years ago. It is not growing well. It is next to an adult California pepper tree. (10 feet away) I
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Not at home on the range

Not at home on the range | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Urban coyotes menace Surprise neighborhoods: How to protect your pooch

Urban coyotes menace Surprise neighborhoods: How to protect your pooch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Coyotes, once afraid of humans, are now stalking and terrorizing dogs in Surprise and the northwest Valley, residents say.
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Shortage of large-animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry | Arizona Capitol Times

Shortage of large-animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry | Arizona Capitol Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Traditional veterinary medicine for large food animals in rural Arizona has all but vanished, leaving the state’s livestock industry increasingly vulnerable to disease and even death.
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Minta Keyes: Not seeing the veterinarian shortage | Arizona Daily Star

Minta Keyes: Not seeing the veterinarian shortage | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Salary and student debt levels work against the food-animal specialty.
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Hipster paradise: Science City at Tucson Festival of Books

Hipster paradise: Science City at Tucson Festival of Books | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is art in science, and science in art.
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Shortage of large animal vets threatens health of AZ livestock

Shortage of large animal vets threatens health of AZ livestock | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Traditional veterinary medicine for large food animals in rural Arizona has all but vanished, leaving the state’s livestock industry increasingly vulnerable
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Shortage of large-animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry

Shortage of large-animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Traditional veterinary medicine for large food animals in rural Arizona has all but vanished, leaving the state’s livestock industry increasingly vulnerable to disease and even death.
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Mildew on chard can kill it

Mildew on chard can kill it | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: My overwintering chard has started to show a "white powdery" substance covering both front and backsides on some of the leaves. Photos are attached comparing normal and white powdery
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Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers

Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Handbook will reassure people that they can have a highly successful garden.
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Cornell takes big red pen to Wikipedia life sciences content | Cornell Chronicle

Cornell takes big red pen to Wikipedia life sciences content | Cornell Chronicle | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cornell Chronicle: Daily news from Cornell University
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Family health and nutrition at center of UA program

Family health and nutrition at center of UA program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A $55,000 grant from United Healthcare helps boost school partnerships.
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Throwing shade on loquats

Throwing shade on loquats | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: Every gardener has a "great white whale," and mine is the loquat. I have already killed two of them ... one due to insufficient watering, and one for reasons
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Keeping Bermuda green

Keeping Bermuda green | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I reside in Scottsdale and I was curious to find out — realistically, how long does a Bermuda grass lawn stay nice and not overrun by weeds, dry patches,
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Shortage of large animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry

Shortage of large animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Traditional veterinary medicine for large food animals in rural Arizona has all but vanished, leaving the state’s livestock industry increasingly vulnerable to disease and even death.
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Doug O'Neill joins effort to bring horse racing into new millennium, and to millennials, via social media

Doug O'Neill joins effort to bring horse racing into new millennium, and to millennials, via social media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sharla Sanders' day is typical for anyone in her position. She starts by looking at about 100 emails, plans the social media strategy, makes sure the right video and pictures are available and points everyone to their website. But what is atypical about Sanders is she works in horse racing,
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Editorial: New veterinary program to fill significant need in Arizona | Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ)

Editorial: New veterinary program to fill significant need in Arizona | Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When the Steele Foundation announced last year that the University of Arizona would be the recipient of the 45.7-acre DK Ranch in the Verde Valley for a veterinary medical and surgical school, it was described as a win-win for all involved.

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Shortage of large animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry - Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Shortage of large animal veterinarians threatens health of Arizona livestock industry - Cronkite News - Arizona PBS | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More than a million food animals are raised across Arizona. But only about 30 veterinarians care for most of them.
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Shortage of large-animal vets threatens health of Arizona livestock industry

Traditional veterinary medicine for large food animals in rural Arizona has all but vanished, leaving the state’s livestock industry increasingly vulnerable to disease and even death.
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Shortage of large-animal vets threatens livestock industry health

Shortage of large-animal vets threatens livestock industry health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The shift away from rural veterinary practice could have severe consequences on the state’s $17 billion agriculture industry.
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